Grandparenting Suggestions Needed

I know I’ve already uploaded a post this morning, and I hope you’ll check it out – it’s a quasi-political post with a spiritual ending. Awesome stuff!

But this morning I received via text several pictures and and some video from our daughter in Charleston. They are pictures of our granddaughter, Emma, in her new princess pavilion (or whatever you call it).

Here’s the honest-to-goodness question: How’s a grandparent supposed to spoil a grandchild when the parents do things like this?

The only think I can think of is letting her get away with stuff that she’s not allowed to do when at home, like eat spoonfuls of sugar, drink coffee, play with matches, listen to three hours straight of Rush Limbaugh, etc.

If you have any suggestions, I’m happy to consider them. Thanks 🙂


Filed under Family, grandchildren, Parenting

10 responses to “Grandparenting Suggestions Needed

  1. Sounds to me like you’ve got it covered! There is of course, the added option of getting her, her own pony or an electric car (pink). Just saying …

  2. Angie Reinecke

    Eat cake for breakfast and stay up way past bedtime.

  3. Rush is educational, not spoiling, but it will work if you don’t tell her.

    Best way to spoil anyone is to enjoy their company.

  4. You just do what you want, follow your heart. I love my grand babies and I try to just see them smile.

  5. We’ve spoiled our six grandchildren when we’ve had the resources and especially our two great-grandchildren. But the biggest gift we can give is to pray for them each and every day.

  6. Andrea

    we had 6 out of our 7 today . We have gone to Hamburg to watch the waterfall and it’s beauty. We fixed supper and all ate together and now they are all back at play again.
    Make your time together with Emma something only y’all do. Nicole’s favorite thing when she is home is going to Dairy Lane. So… we try and so that every time she is home.
    It doesn’t have to be anything big. Just make every moment count and steal away as many of those hugs and kisses as you possibly can every single time.

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