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Rules of Grandparenting April 13, 2008

Posted by mom6 in Provo Ricks.
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Jennifer and Cayelle joined us for family home evening last Monday, and Dad shared an article from the Weekly Standard about grandparenting. The rules include:

1. You don’t get to choose what your grandkids call you.

2. A grandparent does not get to act like a parent.  A grandparent has a different role. A parent is nice and loving but also tough. A grandparent is only nice and loving. A parent disciplines and is entitled to raise his voice with his children. A grandparent isn’t.

3. Never forget that your grandchildren are smarter than you are.

4. A grandparent is expected to get on the floor and play with grandchildren.

Rule #4

 

The following are pictures from Susan’s son’s wedding. Her son Wes Calland married Ilse Acevedo in the Salt Lake Temple–these pictures are from the reception in Draper.

 

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1. Robert - April 14, 2008

That picture of Dad with Cayelle is so cute! Thanks for sharing.

2. Rebecca - April 14, 2008

Too bad one can’t be a grandparent FIRST! 🙂 It sounds like a lot of fun!


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