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5 wise and inspiring things you can learn from your grandparents

Manuela Cardiga
Nov 09, 2018
03:59 P.M.

The wisdom grandparents have to share is precious.

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Parents have a huge responsibility, They have to teach, discipline and nurture a child through the storms of life, and see them through to responsible adulthood on the other side.

Grandparents, on the other hand, just enjoy the children, and have the joy of being able to spoil them, shared AHA Parenting.com.

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"If I had known how wonderful it would be to have grandchildren, I'd have had them first."

Lois Wyse

GRANDPARENTS ARE GREAT AT THEIR JOBS

Grandparents have all the perks of parents without any of the unpleasant responsibilities - and they are never blamed for being bad at their job.

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Grandparents never worry about being "good enough" or making mistakes, They have lived long enough to know that most things work themselves out in the end.

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GRANDPARENTS DON'T PUNISH

As a rule, grandparents aren't strict disciplinarians. Their warm indulgence is legendary and creates an unbreakable bond between them and their grandchildren.

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GRANDPARENTS HAVE TIME-OUR

Because most grandparents are not full-time parents, they get time-out to replenish their energies and their store of patience. Mothers and fathers also need an occasional break, quality me-time so they can be better and more patient parents.

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GRANDPARENTS NEVER RUN OUT OF COOKIES

The one thing a self-respecting grandparent will never run out of is cookies and stories. They know that these provide sustenance and sweetness to a small tummy and a growing imagination. A grandparent's stories will be remembered for life and told to the next generation of grandchildren with gusto.

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GRANDPARENTS DON'T NEED TO WIN ALL THE TIME

Because grandparents don't carry the burden of educating and disciplining children, they don't feel the need to win every argument. Grandparents give children the opportunity to test their mettle and hone their social skills in a way parents don't.

Many of today's new grandparents are baby-boomers, men, and women born after the Second World War and before 1964. In that era, almost 77 million babies were born in the United States alone.

More people created more consumer demand, triggering an increase in manufacturing and production. Average incomes rose during these decades, which further increased demand. This upward spiral created a long-lasting economic boom that raised the standard of living throughout the country and the developed

This was an era of great social and technological evolution, and economic prosperity. More people created more consumer demand, triggering an increase in manufacturing and production.

Salaries increased and fueled consumption, and created a long-lasting economic boom that raised the standard of living throughout the world.

As they come into their own as loving grandparents, baby-boomers will be passing on the energy and enthusiasm with which their generation changed the world.

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