Grandchildren

Grandchildren

As a parent you may or may not sit down and discuss this with your wife

But you want your children to be healthy and have a happy life.

 

And though you know your life is blessed...are there any parents out there who

Don’t somehow wish your children will have a better life than you?

 

And when they do, your are overjoyed, there’s no envy...not a trace

You sit back somewhat cheerfully...with a smile upon your face.

 

And if you’re lucky (and I hope you are) you have grandchildren to adore

Because with grandchildren the rules of parenting aren’t applicable anymore.

 

As a grandparent you don’t often say no...”Sure have a second piece of cake,

Do you want ice cream cones for breakfast...how about a donut with that shake”

 

You have the time to enjoy them, fill them full of wonder... full of snacks

And when they’re tired, cranky and filled with sugar you simply take them back!

 

You get to observe from a distance without the rules and regulations

Yes grandparenting, if you’re lucky, is like one huge vacation.

 

And though you know your life is blessed...are there any grandparents out there who

Don’t know your grandchildren are taller, smarter, stronger and prettier than you.

 

And once again you find yourself overjoyed; there’s no envy...not a trace

As you sit back somewhat cheerfully...with a smile upon your face.

 

For now you have the time to discuss this with your wife

How you’re glad your children and their children have a healthy, happy life.

 

 

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