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Grandchildren

How important are your grandchildren to you? Whether you are a grandparent raising grandchildren or you just like to help out from time to time, we can help you to build a better relationship with your grandkids.

6 Important Lessons We Can Learn from Our Grandchildren
6 months ago

6 Important Lessons We Can Learn from Our Grandchildren

By  •  Family

They were gently placed in my waiting arms with the most selfless of acts.

I am certain that my children, their parents, only wanted to hold them tightly to themselves, these amazing new bundles of pink blessings. But they knew my need to touch them, to gaze into their eyes, and to wrap my arms around these children of my children. To share in their beautiful new beginnings. Read More

Why Traveling Alone with Your Grandchildren is a Great Bonding Experience
6 months ago

Why Traveling Alone with Your Grandchildren is a Great Bonding Experience

By  •  Travel

Have you tried travelling with grandchildren? If you haven’t, my husband and I heartily recommend the experience!

In recent years, multigenerational travel has become a growing market. An emerging subset based on this is grandparents and grandchildren are taking trips together, leaving the parents at home. Read More

Grandfathers Ain’t What they Used to Be… and that’s a Good Thing!
6 months ago

Grandfathers Ain’t What they Used to Be… and that’s a Good Thing!

By  •  Family

Have you noticed that something very wonderful is happening to men? Perhaps not all men in every circumstance, but certainly with respect to children in their family. They are becoming so very much more involved. It is a joy to behold. Read More

3 Reasons Becoming a Grandmother is the Best Feeling in the World
7 months ago

3 Reasons Becoming a Grandmother is the Best Feeling in the World

By  •  Family

Ask almost any woman about her new grandchild and she will light up all over, like a young woman in love. Read More

What Money Advice Would You Give Your Grandchildren?
7 months ago

What Money Advice Would You Give Your Grandchildren?

A few years ago, I was walking in the park with my granddaughter, when she spotted an ice-cream shop, just a short distance away. Her eyes sparkled and her mouth worked itself into a cheeky smile as she prepared to convince me why we should pay the shop a visit. Read More

Do Mothers and Grandmothers Ever Stop Feeling Guilty?
7 months ago

Do Mothers and Grandmothers Ever Stop Feeling Guilty?

By  •  Family

We do our imperfect best. From the moment we push them naked and helpless from our bodies, they’re ours to nurture, protect, and love. They come without instructions and each one is so uniquely different that a single guidebook would never suffice. Read More

The Joy of Watching Our Grandchildren’s Personalities Emerge
7 months ago

The Joy of Watching Our Grandchildren’s Personalities Emerge

By  •  Family

One of the real pleasures of having grandchildren is watching them grow into very distinctive individuals.

One minute, there is a little new born baby, looking sweet and untouched. Then, in what feels like no time at all, you suddenly have a child with a strong personality. It is quite breath-taking. Read More

Leaving a Legacy that Has Value, Even if You Have Limited Assets
7 months ago

Leaving a Legacy that Has Value, Even if You Have Limited Assets

The last 2 weeks have been spent having summer fun with kids and grandkids. These experiences amplified the discussion that was already going on in my head. What will I leave as a legacy? What will be left behind when I am no longer here? Read More

How to Help Your Grandkids to Deal with Anxiety About Our Violent World
7 months ago

How to Help Your Grandkids to Deal with Anxiety About Our Violent World

By  •  Family

Recently a violent summer storm swept through the Atlanta-area community where we live near our grandchildren. My seven-year-old grandson Owen, who only a few weeks before had finally become comfortable with July 4th holiday fireworks, rushed from his bed to his parents’ room. Read More

Should Grandmas Move to Be Near Their Grandchildren?
8 months ago

Should Grandmas Move to Be Near Their Grandchildren?

By  •  Family

Will she go or will she stay? Recorded by the group, Journey, these lyrics from the song, “Never Walk Away,” are about impetuous young lovers who married quickly then realized they didn’t get along. That situation doesn’t apply to me but the question is one I’ve been asking myself for nine months. Read More