Parents of young children may think their parenting job has an expiration date. You get them out of high school or college, give them a start in the world and you're done. Right? Wrong.
The reality for most people is that, no matter how old your kids are, they're still your kids. You never stop thinking of ways to help them.
If your kids have children of their own, you gain an additional role. The fact that you're a grandparent doesn't change the fact that you're also still a parent. At first, grandparenting might seem like the easiest job in the world. People joke about enjoying the little ones and then being able to hand them over to the parents.
Reality strikes again, however. Again, you're a grandparent, but you're still a parent. You want to help your grown children be the best parents they can be. Maybe you think they're making mistakes. Maybe they feel stressed, but you don't want to be a meddler or a know-it-all. You don't want to insult them or make them angry. Finding the right approach can be tougher than dealing with a 2-year-old's tantrums.
But there are ways that can work. Keep reading to learn more.