The 'grand' circle - Youth Education

The 'grand' circle

SARI TOPPER-ROMBERG | Posted: Friday, December 28, 2012 12:00 am

The definition of a grandparent is pretty simple, but the term is very complex. The ability to love and shower affection, and a willingness to help and comfort their grandchildren have made grandparents indispensable.

The different roles they play only serve to emphasize their vital link in the family. They bring a wealth of experience and the unique ability to be advisers, listeners, mentors, friends, and, sometimes, guardians. They offer support, stability and loyalty.

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