Tips for finding your unique grandparenting style and how to adapt it as both you and your grandchildren grow older.
Are you wondering how to host a virtual Camp Grandma or Cousins Camp with long distant grandchildren or during the COVID-19 shelter-at-home guidelines? Last week, one of the members in my private Shelter In Him Facebook group posted this note: I need some ideas and encouragement for our Grand Camp.
Summer means Camp Grandma at our house. Our chosen theme for this year’s camp was Camp Grandma Zombie Apocalypse. It proved to be more prophetic than I could have imagined. Planning for Camp Grandma and accepting extra help this year paid off. I’ve always appreciated my teenage grandchildren being “counselors”
Years ago, I stumbled upon the key ingredient to influencing others. Amazingly, this key easily translated from my job of speaking and writing to relating advice to those I love. It’s even more valuable to me as I’ve grown older and want to influence my grown kids and grandchildren in
It’s always a pleasure to have Lillian Penner from the Christian Grandparenting Network call us to pray for our grandchildren on Grandparents’ Day. This year it falls on September 9th. As our guest today, Lillian shares how you can become involved. (Thanks bunches, Lillian!) Grandparents are Uniting in Prayer on
It is always a pleasure to share my blog with someone who has a passion for passing on the faith within families. Christie Thomas is one such remarkable lady. She is an author, family faith blogger, and Director of Children’s Ministry at her church. I was thrilled when she agreed
Having grandchildren in school opens up some unique opportunities for grandparents to be involved in their lives. I know you may think that this is difficult if you live far away from your grandkids, work at a busy job, or aren’t able to get out on your own much. But
You’ve probably heard the story of the cute little frog placed in a pot of nice cool water. Slowly the water heated up until the cute little frog became a cooked little frog. He never saw, or felt, it coming. That’s what happens in our families when we ignore the
Whoo hoo! Hot apple pie and ice cream! Can you believe it? Your kids have grown up. Wasn’t it yesterday that they were starting kindergarten? Where did the time go!? Crazy, right? But some kids leave home and never seem to connect with God. Whatever relationship they may have had