How to Cultivate a Relationship with Grandchildren
A grandparent/grandchild relationship is a special one with many benefits to children. Managing expectations and setting boundaries can lead to a successful relationship with grandparents.
The Family Conservancy has tips on how to nurture a relationship between grandparents and their grandchildren.
1. The grandparent/grandchild relationship is a special one, with many benefits for children.
2. Communication is the key to a successful relationship with grandparents.
3. It’s okay to set boundaries with grandparents, and share your parenting beliefs with them.
4. Try to handle conflicts when they arise; be polite, but direct.