Brand New Grandparents

By |2017-09-07T00:02:06+10:00July 6th, 2013|Categories: Articles, Marriage|Tags: , , , , , , , |

As a grandparent, or expectant one, your relationship with your grandchild comes bundled with your relationship with the parents. It can be helpful to reflect upon your own grandparent encounters in order to better understand your expectations and hopes for your grandchildren. Reflect on your grandparent memories. What is your fondest memory? Revisit your experience of

Grandparents

By |2017-09-06T23:59:36+10:00July 5th, 2013|Categories: Articles, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , |

As a child is born - so are grandparents The rise of Grandparenthood There was a time when grey hair was relatively rare. Many people simply died before they were old enough to be called ‚ÄėGrandfather‚Äô or ‚ÄėGrandmother‚Äô; sometimes in childbirth, sometimes from disease or accident, sometimes in war. Currently, life expectancy in developed nations

My Ancestor Tree

By |2017-09-06T06:42:40+10:00June 26th, 2013|Categories: Craft, Ordinary Time|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Celebrate the grandparents in your family with this simple craft project. It's as easy as downloading the template, printing it, and letting the kids attack it with colour-in implements! You could also use photos, collage materials, glitter, sequins, anything to make it that little bit more special. Download Template Here See also: Bedtime Blessing Peace

Bedtime Blessing

By |2017-09-06T05:56:49+10:00February 20th, 2013|Categories: Ordinary Time, Rituals & Prayer|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Blessing is an ancient practice and common element in almost all religions. Why not start a lovely new tradition in your family with this simple Trinitarian blessing for your children. It is a great way to settle restless children to sleep and a comforting ritual for kids who experience nightmares or have trouble sleeping. It

Grandparent Power

By |2017-09-06T03:09:59+10:00June 18th, 2012|Categories: Articles, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , |

Almost every grandparent thinks their grandchildren are pretty special. Grandparents are¬†allowed to be biased ‚Äď after all, every kid deserves a doting grandparent to counter the¬†nuisance of stressed out, nagging parents. Grandparents enjoy a privileged relationship¬†with their grandchildren. ‚ÄėAll care, no responsibility‚Äô is often cited as a license for fun‚Ķ¬†grandparents seem to relish the