I have also been reflecting on what I bring to their lives. I believe as grandparents, we have a unique role to play in the lives of our grandchildren. We have tremendous power to add wisdom, love and meaning to their lives. Here are a few ways I propose we do that:
3. Speak Truth: In addition to speaking words of affirmation, sometimes a grandmother can help reinforce life lessons about kindness, generosity and selflessness. "It is more important to be loving than to be right" is a favorite phrase of mine.
What's in a name? That which we call a grandma by any name would be just as sweet! Happy (Grand) Mother's Day!