I Am Raising My Grandson

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    A New Adventure

    I am always up for an adventure but I did not see this one coming. My grandson is four moths old, he is a happy, active baby, with a huge smile and a belly laugh that fills my heart with joy. I am glad to have him with me and I know it will be a great adventure but...
    Grandmom09 Grandmom09
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jul 30, 2009

    I woke up early last wed.

    morning. It was cold and wet. I had some extra time so I made bacon and eggs and real grits[not the ones in a package] for our grandson.Usually it is cereal and toast, maybe an english muffin. I picked him up from school that afternoon. He opened the truck door and said" Papa...
    marriedup marriedup
    56-60, M
    Jan 12, 2015

    Our grandson got home from school

    and told me we needed to talk. He was standing there with his chin on his chest looking down and his shoes. Then he told me I needed to be at his school the next morning at eight A.M. I might have been worried but i could see his dimple and it doesn't show that deeply unless he...
    marriedup marriedup
    56-60, M
    May 21, 2015

    Hello

        We have had custody of our 11 year old grandson since he was 2.  Things are sure a lot different than when I was a kid...LOL
    robanabanana robanabanana
    46-50, F
    Nov 13, 2007

    Easter

    My grandson and I were talking last friday and he told me he is too old to dye easter eggs and hunt them. He said" Papa, I am 10 1/2 years old.". So I said he was probably too old to do that anymore and let it go. Saturday i went to the store and bought eggs and dye. As I was...
    marriedup marriedup
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Apr 1, 2013

    Raising My Grandson

    I WAS 37 YEARS OLD WHEN I FOUND OUT I WAS GONNA BE A GRANDMOTHER.I REMEMBER BEING REAL UPSET ABOUT IT.MY DAUGHTER WAS YOUNG AND NOT MARRIED.I WAS SINGLE AND HAD A LIFE GOING ON WHERE I DIDN'T HAVE TO ANSWER TO ANYONE.I COULD GO AS I PLEASE.IN MY MIND I WAS TO YOUNG TO BE A...
    grace1965 grace1965
    41-45, F
    1 Response Oct 22, 2009

    David a Gift From God

    I am a 60 yr old single grandfather raising David my 12 year old grandson alone. David is tying at times but this kid has a heart for his papa. We fish together, do homework together, read together and pray together. He is a little more open and honest that I know how to deal...
    poppadan poppadan
    56-60
    3 Responses Oct 29, 2008
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