Thoughts on grandparenting, guiding, the past, and handling 21st Century issues, no matter what your age
"Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children".
--- from the writings of Roots author Alex Haley
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
How Grandparents Can Bridge the Generation Gap
You love your grandchildren but hate the music they listen to. Your grandchildren love you but snicker about some of your old-fashioned ways. There is still a generation gap, but it's a less divisive gap than it used to be. And that makes the generation gap easier to bridge.
More often they are simply variations in how the different generations live their lives. Here are some easy ways to get closer to children and grandchildren, as well as some that may not be so easy but may still be worth the effort.