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
4 Spiritual Roles for Grandparents
We aren’t usually the main influences in our grandkids’ lives in matters of faith, but we have a role to play. And it’s a privilege.
When Grandparenting Doesn’t Go the Way You Wanted
NANA’S HOUSE by Teresa Kindred: What can we do when life’s challenges and circumstances keep us from spending time with our grandchildren?
Celebrating Mothers – Including Grandmothers
A simple tribute and reminder for all grandmothers for Mother’s Day. You may not always feel appreciated, but you are making a difference.
Grandparents: Keep Reinforcing the Importance of Family
Grandparents are all about family, and there are ways we can demonstrate that priority and our enduring commitment.
4 Reasons to Smile as a Grandparent
The benefits of grandparenting abound, and they’re growing. These 4 aspects of grandparenting help to create a win-win for us and our grands.
3 Tips for Showing Appreciation to Your Grandkids
This simple habit should be a regular occurrence when we’re with our grandkids. There’s nothing like building strong emotional bonds with them.
The Right to Spoil
by Carolynn Scully: The privilege of grandparenting is not to indulge the child, but to enjoy the freedoms sometimes missed when parenting.
Safety, History, and Other Benefits You Bring to Grandparenting
We all bring some different strengths and passions to grandparenting. Here are two examples from one wise granddad.
Ways to Share Your Family History with Your Grandkids
by Elaine McAllister: By intentionally preserving and sharing family stories with the younger generations, we impact them in positive ways.
Planting Positive Seeds in Our Children & Grandchildren
by Mary Ellen Tippin: As long as God gives you days to live, you can plant seeds that will bear lovely, tasty, wonderful fruit.