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Should Grandparents Expect thank you Notes from Grandchildren

February 18, 2018

Children usually need prompting from an early age to tell someone, “Thank you”. If parents reinforce this small, but necessary point of etiquette as children receive gifts or assistance from others, children should be able to remember to do this on their own by the age of eight. When a gift is given in person […]

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How being Muslim Affects me as a Grandparent

February 16, 2018

Being a grandparent is the same around the world. The grandparents still love the same and want the best for their grandchildren. Many people notice how different nationalities and religions affect different families. Though families raise their children differently with some religions, the love stays the same. Muslim grandparents will instill in the grandchildren, the […]

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Grandparents how to help your Daughter in Law during Pregnancy

February 15, 2018

Identifying how grandparents can help a daughter-in-law during pregnancy is a bit like defining rules in the average household. In other words, there is no set answer. You could have a clue based on prior incidents with her and you could ask your son for his suggestions. Relationships between in-laws is often touchy and when […]

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Things you can Learn from your Grandparents

February 14, 2018

There are so many things you can learn from your grandparents and every one of them could be considered part of the greatest lessons you will ever learn in life. What we learn from our grandparents can make us a better person in the long run, as well as enable us to treasure those lessons […]

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How to help a Pregnant Daughter in Law

February 14, 2018

For most people who’ve survived raising a child, one of the big rewards is having grand-children. But before that happens of course, there is the pregnancy. Of course, there are major differences in the ways prospective grandparents can help it being a daughter-in-law instead of a daughter due to the fact that most soon to […]

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Is your Grandchilds Schedule too Busy to Fit you in

February 14, 2018

Remember the hours you used to spend with your grandchild? Together you’d read stories, play hide ‘n seek, put puzzles together, sing songs, take walks and play at the playground. Yesterdays are now treasured moments as your grandchild’s time with you lessens with each year. Instead, his time is consumed by school, athletics, friends, homework […]

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Grandparents how to help your Daughter in Law during Pregnancy

February 13, 2018

There are several ways that grandparents can help their daughter-in-law during pregnancy. Some ways grandparents can help are pretty straightforward and universal, while others are dependent upon individual family situations. It is those individual situations where grandparents have to tread lightly so as not to insult their daughter-in-law without even trying. Heather’s Story I could tell the special […]

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What should your Grandchildren know about you

February 13, 2018

What? You didn’t have a Wii or a computer as a kid?  How did your mother wash clothes with a washing machine? Yes, grandparents are living records of family history that should be shared with grandchildren. A relationship between grandparent and grandchild is special in that they share genuine and unconditional love. Because they both […]

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Is it asking too much to Expect a thank you from a 8 10 Year old Grandchild

February 13, 2018

No, it isn’t asking too much to expect a thank you from a 8 to 10 year old grandchild. In fact, a 8 to 10 year old grandchild to know to say thank you.  They should do it automatically without being told to do so by their parents. However, the problem is that many children […]

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Advice from Grandparents for a Happy Marriage

February 13, 2018

Both sets of my grandparents were happily married forever! This is a little of their wisdom that I’ve found so true: *Make a list of the top ten things you will never forgive. Burn the list. Willingness to forgive is necessary to every healthy relationship, all the more so in a marriage. While the list […]

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