This is for all those unfortunate souls who are not grandparents at this time. You could possibly consider it a warning of sorts. Grand-parenting is unique and sometimes difficult.
When you do reach that juncture of life, you will find a rude awakening headed your way. When that grand-baby arrives, be it a boy or a girl, doesn’t matter, you (the grandpa) will immediately sink to the bottom of the food chain.
We have six grandchildren, most of ‘em boys, and the youngest is about three now. He is a real hoot, I get a kick out of him. He has the wife wrapped around his little finger. His act doesn’t work with me, I am usually a “No” vote. When this happens, he is not disturbed in the least, he goes to the living-room and looks for Grandma.
She is HIS lawyer in all disputes, and he usually wins when she represents him. Continue reading