Monday, March 02, 2020

Significance of Grandparents to Grandchildren - Dr TN Chugh

Significance of Grandparents to Grandchildren - Dr TN Chugh
02 March 2020

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Significance of Grandparents to Grandchildren
Grandparents play a definite great influence on the lives of grandchildren. The relationship is irreplaceable and unforgettable bond. It is a beautiful link and fulfilling experiences that life can give. Most of their significance to their grandchildren definitely seems through their support. The children and grandchildren find unique acceptance in their relationships with grandparents who definitely provide emotional and mental benefits. They can be major support in family instructions and are very often role models and mentors for their younger generation. They are also historians with teaching values, installing ethnic heritage to pass on family traditions.
A grandchild explained that my grandparent has strong influence to love, encourage and support me. My parents have faster strong relationship between grandparents and their children. They benefit and support us emotionally. We have observed that grandparents are the parents of a person’s father or mother, being paternal or maternal. They are second relatives to share 25% genetic overlap. Thus grandparents are a generation older than one parents {being parent of one’s father or mother}.
Factors of Closeness among Grandparents to Grandchildren:
1.      Grandparents are strongly amazing. They (grandma or grandpa} have heart of Gold and always have time for grandchildren.
2.     We may not be rich and famous but our grand parents are priceless.
3.     Grandparents are God’s gifts to children and they can see hear and feel because they have to give at mature and fast rate.
4.     God may not be present everywhere, so He has made surprising grand parents.
5.     Blessed are those who benefit with full struggle, hug and hope, laugh and listen, praise and pamper—for they shall be called grandparents. They always love well but never feel old.
6.     Grandparents are a treasure in our family—as a gift of great price (God). They are quite nice, special and benevolent.
7.     Grandparents are sort of sprinkle over the lives of little children because they are delightful blends of laughter, caring deeds, wonderful stories and love.
8.    Every child should get the chance to feel the love and warmth of both the grandparents.
9.     There is unconditional brand of love with potent role of helping and develop trust.
10.Provide safe place (may be away from their relatives). Bring a sense identity and family history.
11.  Enjoy the feeling of stability, share activities and tender support for parents.
Greatness for Parents through Grandparents:
I know that they love me since I was born and more so I had great respect and knowledge for them.
O. Grandparents, like heroes are necessary for children’s growth as being supporting and cherishing.
O. A grandparent is the renounced parent, a great teacher and a little-bit best friend.
O. They have unconditional love, great kindness, patience, humor comfort and lesson of love.
O. Grandparents make the world softer, a little kinder and a little warmer.
O. They are Divine gift and we are actual gifts to them. No bdy can do for grand children, what grandparents do.
O. If we are lucky enough to visit grandparents, cherish and celebrate them to the best.
O. Grand parents are gifts to every family to make it smile and enjoy with best efforts.
O.  The relationship is irreplaceable and unforgettable bond. It is most beautiful and fulfilling experiences, life could give.
O. Every child should get the chance to feel the love and the warmth of both grand parents.
O. Grandparents are the gifts from above. They are the best medicines the world could give. They give unconditional love, kindness, pertinence, humor, comfort and lessons in life.
O. Grandparents are gifts from God. They are delightful blends, caring deeds and wonderful stories.
O. They are best educators and beautiful old people for work of art.
Spend More Time with Grand parents:
 Call them. Pick up the phone and invite them. Get to know them with sincerity, like you already acknowledge their residence. Try to visit them regularly. Listen to their life stories. Love them with all your heart. It helps life to flow along. It adds our relationships meaning and adds the real true life. Thus the children generally grow up to justify their key role models in their lives. It seems that grandmother has taught the most important knowledge in life, to encourage the relationship.
There are certain situations when the grandparents tend to strike good old days; the children are seen but very hard; the grandchildren are not considered as good or flexible; they are not expected to work as per instructions and fail to share the desired feelings; They do not take judgments even through court decisions; they may say “no” for particular advice. Taking these precautions ahead of time can delete the function wit kids and the grandparents tend to spend special and distinct time from the whole family.
The new child may be born at the age of 22 to 35 year to certain parents. The grandparents may achieve the personality at the age of 55 to 70 years. The great grandparents may survive beyond 85 to 95 years of age.    
Grandparents have the Reality, Ability and Experience:
Every child deserves the grandparent who will love definite conditions. Every grandparent needs the opportunity to love and beloved. Thus grandchildren and grandparents have very special connection.
# Grandparents have many things to teach, both by their modeling and experience. Their knowledge can care and enrich the lives of grandchildren in a variety of ways.
# Children learn with attitudes and values. They show how to be good citizens. They are witnesses to their faith and they are models for aging. They can guide and teach to their grandchildren
#. Most grandchildren welcome the opportunity to try something new with grandparents.
#. Grandparents try personalized birthday cards for children. They give certificates and proper gifts for house on special date.
#. They can build memories by working on joint project or developing a mental hobby like stamp or coin collecting, T-shirt, game material, special food etc.
#. The lives of communication can be kept open by sending stories, jokes, riddles or tails by e-mail.
#. Grandparents are unique models and mentors. The grandchildren will determine the experiences, activities and advantages that can be shared.
#. Grandparents can apply to the court, consult advocates; improve household, channels, plants safety of home etc.
#. They also provide new focus for family relationship and can give good intimacy. This can get lost along the way—enriching lives across three generations. Their relationship is invaluable for everybody.
Loose Relationship among Grandparents and Grandchildren:
Involved grandparents can be life savers. They can reinforce discipline strategies; give advice to new parents who provide baby sitting on these rare and appreciated conditions.
They may fail to request more grandchildren; Handover grandkids to any one who wants to hold them; Try to raise grandkids you did your own children; Break bad time rules; Disregard instructions about discipline; Discuss low or high body weight of baby; Criticize food choice of their parents; Ignore health requirement.

The writer is an eminent former Professor of Zoology; he has more than 3 decades of teaching experience in various colleges of KUK He can be reached on his Mobile No:+91-9416048789 and email: . Dr Chugh has published many Zoology research papers; Guided several M.Phil students for research; M.Sc. Secured 2nd Position BITS PILANI 1968; Gold Medalist in French Diploma 1981 KUK; Prinicipal at SSS Boys College for 7 years. The views expressed in the article are exclusive to Dr TN Chugh.

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