JENKINS: Re-learning a vital parenting lesson – Gwinnettdailypost.com


One of the best things about being a grandparent is getting to relive some of the best parts of your own parenting experience — swinging, climbing, swimming — without having to deal with the not-so-fun parts, like discipline.

However, even though as a grandparent you are entitled to spoil your grandkids — I’m pretty sure that’s in the U.S. Constitution — that doesn’t mean you don’t occasionally have to set (and enforce) some limits.

I was reminded of that during a recent visit with my daughter and her family, where I had the opportunity to re-learn a vital parenting lesson.

We were sitting in the den reading books one morning when my two-year-old granddaughter decided to dive off the couch onto her head, something she does…



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