***Grandparent Stereotypes (Part I)
Have you ever wanted to write a book? Here’s your happen to write a children’s romance about grandparents.
First, choose the highest characters.
Grandmother is (check all that apply):
___wearing a gangling feed beret while gardening
___offering cookies and milk
___sitting in a rocking chair
___dressed in obsolete globe clothes
___cute, chubby, a whole duplicate for the Pillsbury Doughboy
___dumpy and stooped over
___looks like she is one step away from a nursing home
___has a mustache (just kidding)
You secure the idea.
Grandparents can be as family as their dilatory thirties
but the stereotypes often portray them as barely able to walk.
Ruth would probably be a wonderful grandparent,
Ruth Talks About Grandparents perpetuates dottering stereotypes.
No wonder so many grandparents assume “I’m too successors to be a granny.
What grandparents need to study ageist books to their grandchildren?
In fairness, there are some books that consign grandparents a positive image.
In The Berenstain Bears and the Week at Grandma’s, grandma is a little
stereotyped, offering the cubs special honey seed cookies and milk and feeding the birds.
Grandpa, however, picks up both manage cubs and their baggage and carries them
upstairs to their room.
He teaches them how to make a bottom 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 perhaps some day in the future)
be aware of the stereotypes and decline to subscribe to them.
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