Share three secrets to a successful life with your grandchildren to help them discover what they’re good at, what they love and what they value.
Grandparenting doesn’t come naturally, any more than parenting does. Grandparents can expect to encounter the inevitable challenges that comprise all complex relationships.
What kind of relationship do you have with the “other” grandparents? Is it a tug-of-war over the grandchildren or a unified team that appreciates each others’ strengths?
We can teach our grandchildren how to be comfortable in conversation by modeling it for them. Ask open-ended questions to encourage language, creativity, and imagination.
Help your child deal with teasing. The payoffs are significant: safety, self-confidence, resiliency, and the ability to handle difficult or frightening situations