Six Guidelines for Grandparents

By |December 26th, 2014|


Behold Georgy and baby Lara.  On the 15th December 2014 I became a grandfather. Little Lara came into the world and I can now stop secretly worrying about things totally out of my control…

With this new qualification and experience, I feel it is an appropriate time to contribute some guidelines:

1)            Just because it happened to you, doesn’t mean it will happen to your daughter.

So many times I hear remarks like “Well I couldn’t breastfeed you, so you’ll probably have problems too”. This is unhelpful.

2)            Bring food and cleaning equipment, not advice (unless it’s asked for).

That’s what new mothers need: household […]