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Making the Grandparent Transition: 5 preparations that will make this life step easier

Making the parent to grandparent transition can be easy if your prepare yourself for it.

Those first few years of grand parenting are joyful. But leaving the parenting stage (which you might just be starting to figure out) for a new phase can put you off balance.

Studio 5 Parenting Contributor Heather Johnson says to make the transition to empty nester and nanahood easier, you need to prepare for it.

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5 Ways to Prepare for the Grandparent Transition

Be Prepared to Invest

Different Doesn’t Mean Disrespect

We Must Plan to be Teachable

Be a Torch Bearer

Enhance What Parents Do

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