Grandchildren

Grandchildren illuminate and enliven the world for their grandparents. Among the many pleasures of having a grandchild is the chance to see the world as new again, discovering the world's beauty and wonder through fresh eyes. Sharing grandchildren stories with fellow grandparents, friends, and family members is a precious gift.

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Lessons on Fatherhood from the Story of Joseph

We can learn so much about parenting and faith from the biblical father, who raised God’s only Son. 

An angel holding a small sprout; Illustration by Carmen Garcia

How a Pinterest Board Eased Her Grief

She had always longed to be a grandmother. Then she realized that her life could still be full of love and opportunity.  

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Sheila and Kristen with their grandmother's photo; Photo courtesy: Sheila Poppen

Her Heaven-Sent Vision Guided Her to The Perfect Blessed Gift

After struggling to find a gift for her sister’s wedding, she was divinely led to one of her grandmother’s keepsakes…

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Kyle on his graduation night with Grandma Honeybunch; photo courtesy Brenda Brown

His Grandmother Trained Him to Be a Gentleman

When he became interested in girls, he knew just where to turn for guidance: a grandmother named Honeybunch.

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Grandma Mimi and her daughter/granddaughter. Photo credit: Natalia Weedy

This Grandmother Made the Best Thanksgiving Dinner Ever

Her granddaughter’s dairy allergy seemed daunting. But with a new attitude, and a little creativity, she made a memorable meal.

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A grandmother receives a kiss from her granddaughter.

5 Positive Character Traits To Instill in Your Grandchildren

Making biscuits with her three-year-old granddaughter helped her to teach patience, perseverance, perspective and more.

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Grandfather's Instagram Art Helps Him Stay Connected to His Family

This Grandfather’s Instagram Art Helps Him Stay Connected to His Family

Chan Jae Lee, a 77-year-old Korean artist, draws whimsical pictures to keep in touch with his grandkids around the world.

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Dr. and Mrs. Norman Vincent Peale

The Top 10 Things Norman Vincent Peale Taught His Granddaughter

Peale and his wife, Ruth, shared life lessons about family, love and faith that still resonate with their grandchildren today.

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A grandfather plays peek a boo with his granddaughter.

10 Heartwarming Quotes About Grandparents

Grandparents are gifts to every family. They have a wealth of knowledge gained through their lifetime and can share with it children as they grow. They influence you as you grow up and have seen the world change. Here are ten of our favorite quotes to commemorate how special they are.

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Grandparents hugging their teenage grandchild

Grandparenting Teens: How to Stay Present and Engaged in Your Grandchild’s Life

A teen behavior expert shares tips for those who are having difficulty maintaining a relationship with their teenage grandchildren. 

Grandfather showing his granddaughter the woods.

Her Grandpa Jacques Sent a Message from Beyond

A woman who misses her grandfather, a deceased Holocaust survivor, stumbles upon an unlikely find that brings him close to her again.

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Opening a present

Why the Wait Is Worth It

Don’t rush God when you’re impatient for something to happen. His timing is always perfect.

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Grandmother and grandson

Leaving Love Notes for a Grandson

A grandmother also celebrates her spiritual source of love, the Bible.

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Day at the beach

When It’s Time to Unplug

A day at the beach with family reminds a grandmother to put away the technology.

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Boy playing baseball

The Gift of Sharing God's Love

When a five-year-old grandson plays baseball, he's cheered on by a loving fan club of family and friends.

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Holding a child's hand

Staying Close to God

A grandmother sees a larger lesson while keeping an eye on her young grandchildren at a crowded theme park.

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