Grandparenting Articles

These articles emphasize the role of grandparents.


Let’s Grandparent on Purpose!

I had a conversation with a friend of mine at church recently who is also a grandma (she has 11 grandchildren!). We were talking about how important it is for grandparents to pass on a heritage of faith and she shared with me an old Arabic saying, which I'm delighted...

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Helping Our Grandsons Learn to Pray

In all of our lives there will come times when we face situations we can not "fix". Times when the situations are beyond our own abilities to solve. It is essential for us during these times to do what we truly are able to do - turn to our God who cares even more than...

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Do Grandfathers Really Make a Difference?

Father’s Day is rapidly approaching, and many fathers are also grandfathers. I wonder what your grandchildren would say about you as their grandfather. I’m not a wine drinker, but those who are often speak of certain wines that seem to improve with age. They become...

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Trust God, Experience His Peace & Pass it On!

I grew up in a time when each Sunday in church we sang the old hymns; It Is Well With My Soul, The Old Rugged Cross, Amazing Grace, Just As I Am - old songs where the lyrics were sound and they challenged and encouraged us in our walk with God. I loved these songs...

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Children’s Day – Yes, It Is Real!

This Sunday - June 11th, is Children's Day . . . yes, it is a real holiday! (If you look it up on Google, it says the USA celebrates Children's Day on the second Sunday in June - this has been the official date since the 1800's - I really did not make this holiday...

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In Your Dreams

Carter, My 13-year-old grandson, rode his bike over to my house recently. First thing he did was head for the pantry and a bag of marshmallows (as he’s been doing since he was a toddler). Hunger pains assuaged, he sat down and we started chatting. “You were in my...

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Choosing to Love

None of us are at our best all the time. There are those times when we have the flu or a headache. There are those times when our old sin natures are in control. And there are days when things just don’t go well. All of us, grandparents, parents, children, and...

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