How Grandchildren Mess Up Your Life

I once lived with the delusion that when my children turned 18 my responsibility as a parent would drop right off. Not to zero, but dialed way back.

Yeah, I know, naïve.

Then I thought that once they moved out of the house, and certainly once they were married…

But then the granddaughter showed up. And another one. And who knows how many more are going to burst into our world.

And it’s completely reoriented our hearts and minds.

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