Triple-Decker Grandparents: Sandwiched Between Elderly Parents, Adult Children, and Grandchildren

Triple-Decker Grandparents: Sandwiched Between Elderly Parents, Adult Children, and Grandchildren

In 1981, social worker Dorothy Miller originated the term “sandwich generation” to describe those who are working full time while simultaneously caring for their children and aging parents. But a new term has emerged for those of us who are older adults wedged between advanced elderly parents, adult children, grandchildren, or even great-grandchildren: “triple-decker club sandwich”!

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September 15, 2021
The “Other” Grandparents: In-laws or Outlaws?

The “Other” Grandparents: In-laws or Outlaws?

When you dreamed of becoming a grandparent, I doubt that sharing your grandchild with another set of grandparents was on your radar. We’re not even sure exactly what terms to use to describe that “other” set of grandparents. Are they

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July 19, 2021
Becoming Christ-Reflecting Grandfathers

Becoming Christ-Reflecting Grandfathers

Praise God for godly grandmothers. How many Christians have given testimony of the influence their godly grandmother had on their lives?  But, hey, what about us grandfathers? How can we Christian grandfathers also impact the coming generations with the Gospel

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June 15, 2021
Hidden Treasure

Hidden Treasure

Now to Him who is able to do so much more than all we ask or imagine, according to His power that is at work within us, to Him be the glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout

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May 12, 2021
Are You a Prayerful and Careful Grandparent?

Are You a Prayerful and Careful Grandparent?

 "Moreover, as for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the Lord by ceasing to pray for you, and I will instruct you in the good and the right way.  Only fear the Lord and serve him faithfully with all your heart. For

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May 4, 2021
Christian Grandparenting Network (Canada)