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.
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We enjoy connecting with our grandkids and helping as we’re able. It’s the longer times with them that often catch us by surprise.
Life is short, and opportunities with our grandchildren should not be missed. Being a connected grandparent gives us purpose.
This should be a celebration of young life uniting with old life, and the strength and stability that comes to families as a result.
NANA’S HOUSE by Teresa Kindred: “A high level of grandparental involvement increases the well-being of children.”
Children are natural observers, and they can learn powerful, lasting lessons from watching how we live and what we stand for.
That special relationship depends on some distance and puts grandparents in a key position to influence their grandkids.
There are numerous people involved in shaping each child, and we should consider ourselves important members of that team.
You can’t really explain why, but these activities just work with you and your grandchildren. Like magic.
Most of all, these years are for loving, building up, teaching and sharing our heritage with our children’s children.
From a practical standpoint, we provide some benefits because of our unique perspective on our grandchildren’s lives.