Children Need Grandparents
Posted: Mar 20, 2013 10:19 AM EST | Updated: Nov 5, 2014 7:19 PM EST
person. There is a line in an African song: “When an old person dies, a library burns down.”
What is lost is family history, the wisdom gained from a life filled with rich experiences, and the
boundless love and acceptance that grandparents can shower on their grandchildren. Whether
you are a surrogate or a grandparent that lives far away or close by, understand better the
meaning of your role and learn ways to be even more effective.