4. Serve Them
“Give, and it will be given to you: good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over will be put into your bosom. For with the same measure that you use, it will be measured back to you.” (Luke 6:38)
Besides having a ton of fun with your grandkids, there are many ways to serve them and be a supportive part of their lives. This is a wonderful way to feel included and helpful.
If you’re an early riser, you could offer to take the grandkids to school in the mornings. Or, you could plan to babysit twice a month so their parents can enjoy a date night. Maybe, you could even take them to get new shoes or coats for winter.
However, you decide to serve, you will not only feel more connected, you will feel like you’ve made a difference. Don’t worry if your kids don’t seem as grateful as you’d like them to be. It truly is about serving your family from a heart of love and gratitude.
Here’s a thought: Try asking your kids how you can best serve them. You might be amazed at the lines of communication it opens and the opportunities it creates.
“And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance; for you serve the Lord Christ.” (Ephesians 3:23)
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