Today’s Grandparent – Weekly Newsletter
Grandparents have a profound influence on future generations…
At the National Association for Grandparenting, we seek to validate and empower grandparents as they bond with future generations in meaningful ways and leave a lasting positive legacy. Grandparents are important contributors to children and society, and we are here as a clearinghouse of information, bringing top-notch resources and insights to grandparents.
Today’s Grandparent newsletter is full of ideas, advice, and inspiration for grandparents seeking to leave a lasting influence on future generations.
Recent Blog Articles
If your children or grandchildren ask what you want for Christmas, be ready to give them your REAL answer.
Thanksgiving this year might not be ideal. Clearly some grandparents will miss out on moments we have cherished every year. But in times like this, we can decide to focus on the positive.
How can we, as grandparents, ensure that we are building a lasting legacy that is worth passing on? Here are three suggestions.
When old and young generations unite, both benefit. We’re able to play a key role and bring many great things to our grandkids’ lives.
Relating to our grandkids is fun and rewarding, but we should also have higher goals and deeper significance in mind, and it should show up in our day-to-day interactions with them.
One often-overlooked resource to help you be the best grandparent you can be is a sense of community. It’s a great benefit to know you’re not alone.
There’s no “quick fix” when it comes to bonding with our grandkids. It takes time, and that’s okay because we grandparents are in it for the long run.
There’s nothing quite like the image of the praying grandmother. Numerous people talk about the deep and long-term impact of their grandma’s faithful prayers on their lives in general and especially on their faith.
Usually it doesn’t take anything complicated or extravagant to bond with our grandkids and experience joy along with it.
Grandpa Clinton made one statement about Trish that stayed with her for her whole life, even through her adulthood.