Grandparenting in the 21st Century

In this “Maggie Moment”, Australian parenting author, educator and very grateful grandmother Maggie Dent talks about the unexpected feelings that come with being a grandparent. Maggie talks about how the older generation needs to meet the younger generation of parents with compassion – understanding that parenting is much different today than it was when most grandparents were raised.

Maggie talks about how science has helped us see what is helpful in raising grandchildren and how important it is to be open-minded about parenting styles. Maggie offers her tips for staying connected using technology and being respectful of how your own children do things, to ensure that your relationship as a grandparent stays strong and loving.