The Most Meaningful Complement

The Most Meaningful Complement

We must look for opportunities to establish trust in the relationship between Grandparent and Grandchild. The most authentic moments occur when we are not looking for them. So, we must be ready to take advantage of those opportunities to communicate effectively. I did not realize that the most meaningful compliment I would ever receive was going to come from my two year old Granddaughter. But it is my hope that this opportunity is the beginning of a relationship based on a strong foundation of trust.

The Empty Nest

The Empty Nest

Our nest emptied. Our children went to college, were getting married and making their way in the world. I thought my job was over. It was an empty feeling. I truly enjoyed my children’s growing up years. I loved being a mom. I had taken a journey with my children as...
Advise, Or Not To Advise….

Advise, Or Not To Advise….

There are a lot of wonderful things about being a grandparent. One of the best is watching your child become a parent. Our oldest granddaughter, Addy Bug, was two years old. Need I say more? As a two-year-old does, she was having a temper tantrum complete with tears,...
I’ve Never Been Ready for Anything

I’ve Never Been Ready for Anything

I’ve never truly been ready for anything. I thought I was. Then faced with the reality – I wasn’t. There was only one thing that I wanted to be in life. That was to be a mother. Which I achieved – twice. I relished every moment but was not prepared for all...