Ways Journaling Can Help Connect with Your Grandchildren
Many grandparents find it difficult to create connections with their grandchildren.
Children live such busy lives filled with school, hobbies, sports and other things, grandparents find it difficult to fit in.
As well, many grandparents feel a little lost when it comes to using technology.
Keeping a journal is a great way to help you think about what your position and what you want to achieve.
You may find that you begin to write about all those things that upset you.
You may start to rage about how unfair things are, and that’s okay. Our journals are for our eyes only, and they exist so we can work out what is really bugging us.
Once you are past this point, you’ll find you can write more clearly about what kind of relationship you want with your grandchildren.
Make a list of things you and your grandchildren can do together.
If you love reading, check out Astro’s Book Club, it has a lot of fun book and reading related activities you can do with your grandchildren.
You can also garden, walk and explore nature with your grandkids.
Why not help out at school or football?
Use your journal to keep a list of things you can do together, when and how much it may cost.
You may have to budget if it is an expensive activity.
Journals can help you develop a much more meaningful relationship with your grandchildren, and create memories which last a lifetime.