Successfully reported this slideshow.

Tips For Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

0

Share

Loading in …3
×
1 of 4
1 of 4

More Related Content

Related Books

Free with a 14 day trial from Scribd

See all

Related Audiobooks

Free with a 14 day trial from Scribd

See all

Tips For Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

  1. 1. 10/6/21, 8:50 AM Tips for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren | David Grislis: Adoption & Foster Care davidgrislis.org/tips-for-grandparents-raising-grandchildren/ 1/4 Tips for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren by David Grislis | Oct 6, 2021 | Adoption & Foster Care, David Grislis As a grandparent, you might not have expected to be raising kids at this stage in life. While people take care of their grandchildren for many different reasons, you’ll find that the hard work is worth it. Caring for your grandkids helps you to develop a special bond, and you can use these tips to overcome the common challenges that grandparents often encounter. Seek Out Educational Opportunities Your grandkids might be struggling with some of the events that led up to them not being able to live with their parents. Children who live with their grandparents may be dealing with trauma, physical disabilities, and attachment disorders. Learning about the issues a a
  2. 2. 10/6/21, 8:50 AM Tips for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren | David Grislis: Adoption & Foster Care davidgrislis.org/tips-for-grandparents-raising-grandchildren/ 2/4 that your grandkid faces make it possible for you to use strategies at home that help them learn how to cope and regulate their behavior. Cultivate a Support Network Self-care is also important, and you’ll need people to turn to when times get tough. You can join a support group that includes other grandparents who are in similar situations. You might also want to find a trusted confidant such as a best friend who is willing to listen to you share your frustrations and triumphs. Choosing several people that you can reach out to gives you an opportunity to vent and get advice whenever you need it. Remember to Have Fun With Your Grandkids One of the best parts about being a grandparent is being able to just enjoy being around kids. While you may have a lot of responsibilities on your plate, it is important to remember to have fun with your grandchildren. Try to carve out some family time so that you can play games, watch movies and visit exciting new places in your community. Spending the day at the park or museum can help you remember what taking care of your family is all about. Your grandchildren depend upon you to keep them safe and happy. Although you might not have ever imagined that you’d be raising them, it is possible to turn your new living arrangements into an opportunity for your whole family to thrive. Just remember to continue to take care of yourself and keep learning about each new stage your grandchildren enter as they grow. RECENT POSTS Tips for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren What to Know About International Adoption Adoptive Parents: Add ‘American Baby’ to Your Reading List Dealing With Rejection as an Adoptive Parent Online Resources for New Adoptive Parents ARCHIVES October 2021 September 2021 August 2021 July 2021 Search
  3. 3. 10/6/21, 8:50 AM Tips for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren | David Grislis: Adoption & Foster Care davidgrislis.org/tips-for-grandparents-raising-grandchildren/ 3/4 June 2021 May 2021 April 2021 March 2021 January 2021 September 2020 August 2020 July 2020 June 2020 November 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 August 2018 June 2018 May 2018 April 2018 March 2018 January 2018 December 2017 November 2017 October 2017 September 2017 August 2017 June 2017 May 2017 March 2017 February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016
  4. 4. 10/6/21, 8:50 AM Tips for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren | David Grislis: Adoption & Foster Care davidgrislis.org/tips-for-grandparents-raising-grandchildren/ 4/4 August 2016 July 2016 June 2016 May 2016 April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 CATEGORIES Adoption & Foster Care David Grislis Uncategorized META Site Admin Log out Entries feed Comments feed WordPress.org © David Grislis 2021        

×