Grandparenting Articles

These articles emphasize the role of grandparents.


Grandparenting – Feeling Inspired or Expired?

Grandparenting – Feeling Inspired or Expired?

What word best describes how you feel about being a grandparent—inspired or expired? We're used to everything having an expiration date. Does this apply to people too? A study by the Pew Research Center states, “For most people, middle age is the most demanding and...

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Depend On & Trust God for What Matters Most!

Depend On & Trust God for What Matters Most!

We can not give to others what we do not have for ourselves. If we are not growing spiritually, we will not be equipped to help our grandchildren and children grow spiritually. Sometimes it is easy, too easy, to focus on the ‘things' we need to do every day and lose...

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The Incredible Importance of Grandparenting

The Incredible Importance of Grandparenting

Roger and Clarisse were already doting grandparents for their two granddaughters; they loved caring for them and were involved in their lives at every opportunity. They knew their role was an important one, and they treasured it. After they had attended a...

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When Your Grandkids Become Teenagers

When Your Grandkids Become Teenagers

I’ve noticed grandkids rank just behind cats as the most common topic showing up in my Facebook news feed. Not being a cat person, I don’t really understand everyone’s fascination with cats … but I can understand why grandkids get so much love. Certainly it has a lot...

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Why a Grandparent’ Day of Prayer?

Why a Grandparent’ Day of Prayer?

When the righteous cry out, the Lord hears them. Psalms 34:17 Grandparents who understand the desperate moral and spiritual climate our grandchildren must navigate today know they cannot stand by and do nothing. Satan has launched an aggressive attack on all fronts...

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What’s On Your Bucket List?

What’s On Your Bucket List?

A few months ago, I read an interesting article in the Wall Street Journal questioning the wisdom of the popular “bucket list” model of retirement.  This is the model which has retirees spending their golden years chasing once-in-a-lifetime adventures like skydiving,...

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Top Five Grandparents’ To-Do List

Top Five Grandparents’ To-Do List

If you have grandchildren, you obviously are a grandparent. As grandparents there are things we do simply because we are grandparents; things we may not otherwise do. It would take a lot of time to list the ‘grandparent things’ we do, but on this long list there would...

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When Grandchildren Disappoint

When Grandchildren Disappoint

Poor choices. Bad behavior. Harsh words… How are we to respond when our grandchildren disappoint us?A suggestion is to Stop, Look and Listen before charging ahead. Stop: Don’t let our tongues become weapons. The Bible is filled with warnings about the harm our tongues...

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Grandparents, Warriors or Both?

Grandparents, Warriors or Both?

It’s time for grandparent warriors to raise a shout and carry the light of Christ to our grandchildren. It’s time we utilize the greatest weapon in our arsenal; it’s time we exercise the Power of Prayer! Have you heard of the Grandparents’ Day of Prayer? This day is...

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