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***Grandparent Stereotypes (Part I) Have you ever wanted to write a book? Here’s your chance to write a children’s romance about grandparents.

First, choose the principal characters.

Grandmother is (check all that apply): ___wearing a tall pasturage bonnet while gardening ___cooking ___offering cookies and milk ___sitting in a rocking chair ___dressed in invalid globe clothes ___cute, chubby, a perfect match for the Pillsbury Doughboy ___dumpy and bent over ___looks like she is one footslog away from a nursing home ___has a mustache (just kidding) You gain the idea.
Grandparents can be as spawn as their unpunctual thirties but the stereotypes often portray them as barely able to walk.
While Dr.
Ruth would probably be a wonderful grandparent, Dr.
Ruth Talks About Grandparents perpetuates dottering stereotypes.

No wonder so many grandparents believe “I’m too offspring to be a granny.

” What grandparents dearth to scan ageist books to their grandchildren? In fairness, there are some books that present grandparents a positive image.

In The Berenstain Bears and the Week at Grandma’s, grandma is a little stereotyped, offering the cubs special honey peanut cookies and milk and feeding the birds.

Grandpa, however, picks up both transact cubs and their baggage and carries them upstairs to their room.
He teaches them how to make a ship in a bottle, takes them fishing, has a fish fry, and teaches them how to use a yoyo.
They all go to grandma and grandpa's weekly Friday night square dance.

To be a youthful grandparent (now or conceivably some day in the future) be aware of the stereotypes and spurn to subscribe to them.
The sequential spawn entrust posses fresh suggestions.

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