2. Is part of the family system.
You are part of a growing family system. You may not be the commander anymore but you have an important part of this growing family. Take part and be a part of the system that you had a big part of making. It takes generations to grow a child up be an active part in the nurturing of your grand kids.
Here is the entire list:
A good grandparent
- Is first a good parent.
- Is part of the family system.
- Is a refuge for the kids and parents.
- Respects the parent’s rules.
- Is wise.
- Is not afraid to be playful.
- Takes the time to listen
- Doesn’t give advice unless it is sought
- Asks questions
- Has a piece of candy in their purse or pocket