I Am a Grandparent

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 79 People

    Lots of Fun

     Being a grandparent is great!  Just as you could not imagine what it would be like to be a parent until you actually became one, the same holds true for becoming a grandparent.  My first grandchild was a boy, which was especially cool for me because had two...
    WeirdWillie WeirdWillie
    51-55, M
    Mar 7, 2009

    Happy

    I am a grandparent to six grandbabies with 4 more on the way I am truely blessed but definatly not drinking from the same waterfountain as my girls, I am a young grandma as I am only 43 years old , my 24 year old daughter is engaged to a 36 year old man who is about to be a...
    woodinhouse woodinhouse
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 13, 2009

    I Miss You

    My husband and i had full charge of my grandaughter while my daughter was in college. They lived with us for a short while after graduation. Being a single parent wasnt easy. They soon purchased a new home. We (grandparents)picked my grandaughter up everyday from daycare, took...
    Mimi100 Mimi100
    46-50, F
    1 Response Sep 7, 2012

    I became a first time grandfather this week.

    I have four children and my youngest child was the first to have a child. My wife of nearly 30 yrs past away from cancer shortly after learning this little miracle was on the way. The circle of life has gone done a full 360• for me through this experience. RIP , Mary, and...
    DMcGabhain DMcGabhain
    51-55, M
    Mar 7, 2015

    Perfect

    My grandchildren mean the world to me.When they look at me and smile it makes me feel so proud and happy.In my eyes they are just perfect.And loved beyond words.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 18, 2012

    I Am So Glad To Be A Grandparnet

    HI,,MY GRANDKIDS ARE A FAR WAY .AND WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SEE THEM.BUT I AM HOPING THAT SOME DAY THAT THEY WILL COME AND SEE ME.MY ARM WILL BE OPEN AND THE TEARS WILL FLOW .I LOVE THEM ALL .I HAVE 4 TWINS GIRLSGRANDDAUGHTERGRANDSONAND I AM HOPING SOME DAY THAT THEY LOOK ME UP AND...
    ladywolf123 ladywolf123
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Sep 13, 2011

    Pure Happiness

    At 41 I am the mother of three. 2 girls ages 25 and 12 and my son 10. I also have 2 grandkids a boy 6 and a granddaughter 3. There is no greater love they say then the love of a mother. But the love of a grandmother is just pure happiness.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 15, 2012

    What Goes Around, Came Around

    my memories from childhood are few, if not few, few are confirmed. God maybe confirmed one for me this weekend, and i can be nothing but grateful i cannot recall why, but i sent mini-me (residing grandaughter) downstairs to fetch something, her young legs and enthusiasm are...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 16, 2012

    My Grandkids

    I have 5 beautiful grandkids, 3 girls and 2 boys.. my daughter has a girl & two boys (8, 4 and 1-1/2)  and my son has two girls (8 and 6) they are such a blessing in my life, as i have never had siblings myself, and my mom sadly passed away 6 mos ago. I miss her terribly...
    Anibear Anibear
    61-65, F
    Apr 20, 2010

    Buddies

      We were buddies from day one.  On day 12 he smiled at my wink (no, it wasn't gas) and my heart was gone.  It was in his tiny hands, and he was gentle.  I was allowed to bring him home with me every other weekend, and there were many happy benchmarks. One...
    Firetech Firetech
    56-60, M
    8 Responses Feb 29, 2008
    picklebobble picklebobble
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jan 31

    Long Distance Grandparent Of Divorced Family

    i live five hours from my grand children. their parents have been divorced quite some time. i try not to rock the boast so that i get to see them. i get to see them about three to fours times a year. i know that sounds like a lot, but it is still hard for me. the father has...
    amoyeli amoyeli
    51-55, F
    Sep 15, 2012

    To All Beautiful Souled Grand Pa'S and Ma'S =)

    if you could ever know, how much you are loved by your grandchildren! if you could ever know, how your kind attitude and encouraging words are forever cherished & dearly remembered.. within our hearts! Every tiny move you make,, i.e pouring tea in cups slowly,neatly & peacefully...
    bellavanilla bellavanilla
    18-21, F
    Jun 10, 2013

    I'm Granny!

    Almost one year now! I'm a Granny of a 10 months old little girl! She IS absolutely adorable and cute!
    GinaConvair GinaConvair
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Mar 2, 2009

    Old Time Love

    My grandsons love me and with me it is simple. Catch bugs,count stars, dig worms,run after frogs and fish.Dont want to come in for a bath,its sprinkler time. Boys will be boys.,Want junk food? I give them a poo poo platter.Celery with pnut butter,cucumbers,turkey,chicken deli...
    Cher2181988 Cher2181988
    56-60, F
    Jul 11, 2013

    Grandmother And Grandson: Two Different Kindergarten Experiences

    I don’t actually have fond memories of kindergarten. On my first day of kindergarten, I hid behind the classroom door and for two weeks my mom had to sit with me in the classroom. On my son’s first day of kindergarten, he wrapped his arms around my legs and the teacher had to...
    Grandmomsblog Grandmomsblog
    56-60
    Sep 22, 2011

    I have two grandkids.

    My son had custody. Their mom just up and left. She comes in and out if their lives when she wants. Pays no child support. And disappoints them often. My son and kids lived with us for three years. We invested a lit of time and love in helping him raise them. I ha very special...
    mawmawc mawmawc
    51-55, F
    Mar 21, 2014

    Corndogs And Coffee

    Since my 2 year old granddaughter became a big sister, we have been spending Saturday mornings together while Mommy and baby sister sleep. Our new tradition is to go to the convenience store near my job, where everyone knows me. We sit and enjoy corndogs and coffee while we...
    FeelingOrange FeelingOrange
    46-50, F
    Oct 7, 2012

    I Want My Grandchildren To Have The Best Life Possible

    Who doesn't? Okay, technically my step grandchildren. But I love them so much. I have a five year old, three year old and one year old as my grandchildren, called Theo, Amy and Noah. They are three lovely kids. My step daughter is a young mum in some ways, she gave birth to...
    MegMog MegMog
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 9, 2013

    Watching The Guys Sing

    I have been enjoying Celtic Thunder videos on You Tube for weeks. I found that my grandgirls both like to watch them, as well. At first it got their attention in the grocery store (a much needed distraction). Now if I am watching the girls, or Mommy needs a few minutes to de...
    FeelingOrange FeelingOrange
    46-50, F
    Oct 21, 2013

    Beyond Proud

    I'am 40 years old and the proudest grandmother of a 5 year old boy and a 2 year old girl.  I  was shocked and upset to learn i would be a grandmother at such a young age but when i 1st felt my grandson move inside my daughter's stomach saw him on the ultra sound i was in love.I...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Sep 13, 2011

    I'm Going To Be A Nana Again!! Yay :)

    I am the Nana to 2 beautiful Grandkids whom I absolutly adore. I just found out yesterday that I am going to be a Nana again wooooohoooooo!!
    gjax gjax
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Sep 13, 2011

    Miss My Grandkids

    I miss my Grandkids .And not share the time with them.And some day I will be able to see them.And pray that I do get to see them some day
    ladywolf123 ladywolf123
    51-55, F
    May 29, 2012

    Just One Of The Many Blessings Of Being A Grandparent ..

    This past Sunday, being Mother's day, i spent the day with my son and his family. On the way to his house, we stopped at the Cemetery to pay our respects to my Mom who just passed away seven months ago. It was a grey and rainy kind of day, but many people had come to...
    Anibear Anibear
    61-65, F
    2 Responses May 11, 2010
    picklebobble picklebobble
    51-55, M
    1 Response Feb 1

    Hiya All

    my husband and I are Nana and Papa to eight grandsons.  Grandparenthood is where unconditional love can bloom.  How about all of you?
    nanasixboys nanasixboys
    56-60
    2 Responses Sep 13, 2010

    Got 6 Grandkids

    Daughter number 1 has 1 - or is it two Daughter #2 has 5.
    MPsslavetommy MPsslavetommy
    70+, M
    Sep 13, 2010

    Helping Raise Little Ones

           I've been helping my son raise his 2 daughters (7 & 5) the past 3 years. I've invested a lot of time and heart. I am now almost 69 and not feeling too well. We're not too well off financially so I haven't seen a dr seriously yet. Their mom is a man-izer (if that's...
    penny4yours penny4yours
    66-70, F
    1 Response Sep 15, 2012

    This Time

    this time i love unconditionally this time i do not hide this time i can see for miles this time i willl wait in lines this time i will come running as best i can this time i turn the tv off to read to you this time i will not runaway this time i know what to do this time we will...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Sep 13, 2010

    Message me I'm 18 and looking

    for an older man to play with X
    babygirl4u99 babygirl4u99
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 3
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