Adopting my granddaughter was not what I anticipated having to do…
Why does it feel so different? If I am candid, I didn’t love being a mother. Initially, when my children were born, I was in wonder and love with them, of course; but the truth is that no one tells you
Stepping out of the box to pursue adoption for my grandchild No grandparent ever expects to be put in the position of raising their grandchild. By default, in this country, it seems to be when parents can no longer raise
Grandparents re-learning how to travel with a child We headed to Washington state, my granddaughter and I, two flights in one day with a 3-year-old. I remember traveling with a child being challenging even when I was young and spry.
Trials and Tribulations of Raising My Granddaughter lisa holliday Sep 7 · 4 min read https://medium.com/helping-grandparents/shes-my-world-now-485d447a576e I was there the moment she was born, helping my daughter bring this little beauty into the world. Never did it occur to me that my husband
What Nobody Tells you~ lisa holliday Sep 3 · 2 min read https://medium.com/illumination/the-truth-about-raising-your-grandchildren-a3c5b2cd48aa You have raised your children, and you are enjoying your empty nest after some time of learning to accept the quiet. You and your spouse are learning each other all
Raising Grandchildren and the Struggle With Work-life Balance by Lisa Holliday https://medium.com/@lisaholliday70/the-modern-grandparent-9a51e2bec6b?sk=ba80d7f9cb07108b53bdfd9b4e83626f Today grandparents are needing to step in more and more with either raising their grandchildren or assisting the parents with childcare. Grandparents are often still in the flux
https://medium.com/helping-grandparents/the-importance-of-the-biological-family-with-adoption-35420c149a1c?sk=307407dd6ac3b4442e3a6f7ab46d43fa The Importance of the Biological Family With Adoption Why A Connection To Your Child’s Birth Family Is Important lisa hollidayAug 25 · 2 min read When a child is placed up for adoption, it affects the child and not only the birth
I Learn More From My Grandchild lisa hollidayAug 25 · 2 min read Then she will ever learn from me~ My granddaughter is the most resilient person I know. She is only three years old, and she is truly my hero. She hasn’t
A few ideas for grandparents or parents Janis CoxFollowingAug 6 · 4 min read When grandkids come to visit, do you panic and wonder what to do with them? Here are …. tips to help you. Keeping kids off screens is not easy.