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The Joys of Being a Grandparent!

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Being a grandparent is a special role since you get to be the playmate and advocate of your grandchildren without having to do all the hard work. After a lifetime of raising children, it's your time to relax and be a loving example to younger generations, while also having the time to explore new and wonderful things during retired life.
My daughter often tells me that I never let her get away with things that I let my 3 grandchildren get away with. Although this is partially true, what is hard to explain to her is that years of wisdom come into play when you have grandchildren, and you realize they won't "break" like you thought your own children would!

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IOWAGRAMMA 6/17/2013 5:46PM

    So true! emoticon

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NANCYPAT1 6/17/2013 12:06PM

    Great message thanks for sharing it with us - I don't expect to ever have grandkids that I can share - my son is nearly 46 and has no indications he plans to marry or to have kids.

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JIBBIE49 6/17/2013 5:13AM

    GC are very different from your own children, as you have to deal with their parents. emoticon

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DWROBERGE 6/17/2013 1:52AM


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SPEEDY143 6/17/2013 12:23AM

    Grandchildren complete the circle of love emoticon

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TORTILLAFLATS 6/16/2013 11:56PM

    I so agree, I had my granddaughter today, But she is now a young lady but we still enjoy hanging out together, My grandson came over too. I miss my other 8 that are not in the state.

Hugs, Gail

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SUNSHINE99999 6/16/2013 11:42PM

  they are really cute. emoticon

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DLITE719 6/16/2013 11:22PM

    Being a grandparent is great. I have 2 grandsons ages 19 & 9 and 1 granddaughter age 6.
It's kind of funny, you love your children but it seems like the grandchildren are loved even more if that is possible.
Grandkids are the best.

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