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Posted on October 18, 2023 by Christine Crosby in grandbaby, grandparent, parents

Grandparent Advice

Grandparent Advice


Don’t pamper the baby,

Don’t run to each cry;

Don’t rock that new infant

And don’t lullaby;

Don’t coddle or cuddle,

That’s all there is to it!

Don’t spoil that sweet baby,

Let us grandparents do it!

– Mary R. Hurley


Here are a few more (serious) bits of advice for grandparents:

How To Nurture Relationships From A Distance When You Are A Working Grandparent

Savvy Advice To Soothe Parent-Grandparent Conflicts


Christine Crosby

About the author

Christine is the co-founder and editorial director for GRAND Magazine. She is the grandmother of five and great-grandmom (aka Grandmere) to one. She makes her home in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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