My family enjoyed many happy dinners at my grandmother's house and we remember her Desert Rose dishes. My sister and I purchased our own set of Franciscan Desert Rose to honor our deceased grandmother.
My grandmother was so nurturing. Being rocked in her lap and told stories was the greatest comfort in my childhood.
Being a Grandmother is a tremendous gift, but I've seen some moms who need some help with that older generation. Here are a few things I've learned that have helped me be a better grandmother!
Lots of grandparent sayings, quotations, and wording.
Energy is neither created nor destroyed; only transformed
Parents make mistakes...sometimes huge mistakes. And the results of those mistakes can guide our adult lives...if we let them
I loved my grandfather. The bond between a child and a grandparent is a strong one and can do a great job of filling in for the parents.
Families can be "fractured" as a result of long distances between them.