Archives for January 2013

My Mom’s Recipe For No-Bake Cookies

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These cookies are my absolute FAV of my mom’s recipes! 🙂

No Bake Cookies

Ingredients

2 c. sugar
1/2 c. milk
1/4 c. cocoa (unsweetened)
1 stick margarine
1/2 c. smooth peanut butter
1 tsp. vanilla
2 1/2 c. quick oats

Directions

Combine sugar, milk, cocoa in small saucepan. Bring to boil for 1 minute.

Remove from heat, add remaining ingredients. Mix well.
Drop by tsp. onto waxed paper.

(May need to refrigerate)

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6 Fun Spring Activities For Kids and Grandparents to Enjoy Together

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I don’t know about you, but I’m keen on welcoming spring and summer for that matter! However, spring really IS just around the corner, no matter how you look at it. Most families and their loved ones look forward to getting outside and enjoying their gardens, barbeques and various outside parties. For kids, it’s crucial to their health, spirit and development to get out and enjoy the outdoors instead of sitting around playing video games or watching television.

I have gathered 6 spring activities that I know you and your grandkids will indeed enjoy


Visit the animals at the zoo: My grandchild LOVES animals, and I’m looking forward to visiting the zoo with him this coming spring and summer. You can make a trip to the zoo as educational as you like. It’s fun to share animal-farming tips with your grandkids and teach them how to raise chickens, horses and goats, just to name a few. Grandma personally loves the baby monkeys, however, she don’t know anything about raising them! lol

You get the idea, if your grandchild likes animals, then the zoo would be a fun and delightful trip. Make a whole day out of it and pack lunches and snacks. And you know, ice cream would be a great idea to end the day with on the way home. 🙂

Garden hunt for treasures and rewards: This can be super fun and educational as well. Just like an Easter egg hunt, you hide things, however, not eggs in a garden treasure hunt. The items can be anything your grandchildren like. A package of stickers, plastic shovels and rakes, candy, and even coins. However, don’t make a big issue out of hiding money. It’s far more fun to hide the grand’s favorite toys and things. Grandparents will have a blast with this activity as well!

Fishing day: My father loved fishing! This grandma really likes watching people fish. She was never fond of messing around with fish or the bait. lol For most people, fishing is something grandfathers and grandkids do together. However, there are many grandmothers who take a liking to fishing; just not this grandma. 😉 This also teaches your grandchildren one aspect of survival skills, and learning how people obtained their food years ago.

Cleaning out the garage: While this one may not be all that fun, it does have to be done. This is something that the whole family can participate in. Your grandchildren would enjoy this especially if you have a large sized garage and have lots of junk to go through. Maybe Grandpa has a few trinkets and tools he wishes to pass down and give up? Chances are, the garage is filled with all kinds of goodies.

Dig in the dirt and plant: All kids love playing in the dirt, well most of them, especially the boys! However, girls will love playing in the dirt to plant Grandma’s flowers. 🙂 Spring is certainly the right time for improved growth. How about sharing this with your grandkids with the beautiful colors of flowers? You can plant vegetables as well. My mother-in-law always had a nice veggie garden and my son just loved helping out. This also teaches your kids where vegetables come from. The ground of course. Don’t be afraid to get your nails all messed up Grandma!

Grandparenting camping trip: A fun camping trip will sure to be a hit with the grandkids! However, it may be a challenge for some grandparents to keep up with them. lol Ask your grands which they’d rather do, go camping or play video games? I’ll bet you 10 to 1, you will get the camping response. Camping has always been the classic summer activity. It’s also a family bonding activity with everything there is to be enjoyed. This of course, includes a huge camp fire. And yes, you HAVE to roast hot dogs and marshmallows! Camping is not camping without it.

The important thing to remember with all the outdoor activities this spring and summer has to offer is taking all the safety measures seriously. You can never be too safe or cautious. Also, have fun with your grandchildren, they won’t be young forever, nor will YOU be!

About The Author:

You can also find Tammy at her freelance writing blog. She offers writing tips, articles and much more. Tammy also offers freelance writing services.

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Fun, Low-Impact Exercises Perfect for Healthy Hearts and Grandmas – Guest Post

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Having an active lifestyle is one of the best ways to stay healthy and maintain the level of energy and fitness you need to keep up with your grandkids. However, problems like arthritis and recurring injuries make it difficult to jog, play sports, or participate in other activities that have a repetitive, pounding action on your joints. Instead, turn to low-impact exercises that get you moving without putting too much stress on your body.


Cycling: Find a friend and a cruising cycle and head out on your local bike trails for some wonderful time outside getting low-impact exercise. You’ll work mostly your thighs, plus your heart and lungs of course! If you have trouble sitting on a traditional bike seat, try a recumbent stationary bike at your local gym. These have a wide, flat seat with a back to help provide support as you pedal with your legs extended toward the front of the bike.

Trampoline Workouts: Running on a treadmill or on other hard surfaces can put a lot of stress on your hips, knees, ankles, and feet as they have to absorb the shock of every stride you take. If you want to get an effective cardio workout, look into trampolines as your personal shock absorbers. Jogging in place on a trampoline is much lower impact because the springs absorb the impact of each step you take. Other types of activities that are perfect for trampolines include bouncing up and down, which strengthens all of your leg muscles, and bouncing from side to side, which works your core.

Water Aerobics: Exercises in the water are perfect for grandmas because the water holds a lot of your body weight, taking the stress off of your feet and joints. Plus, water provides the perfect resistance for a wide range of cardiovascular and toning exercises. If swimming laps isn’t your thing, try a water aerobics class instead. An instructor will lead you through a long series of activities to build strength and endurance, and classes are the perfect place to chat with other grandmas while you exercise. Many gyms even have classes designed specifically for people with arthritis or other joint issues.

Yoga and Pilates: Maintaining your flexibility is important for being able to participate in a wide range of activities, so you should incorporate some stretching into your exercise routine. Pilates classes are the perfect way to participate in active, gentle stretching that also works to strengthen your core muscles. Yoga is also an option, although you’ll need to have good balance to get the most out of it. Start with a beginner class and work your way up as you build balance and strength.

Rowing and Kayaking: If you’re lucky enough to live near the water, you can actually head out in a canoe or kayak to get some exercise while enjoying the fresh air. Canoes are also perfect for heading out with your honey for a romantic ride on the lake. Alternately, just use an indoor rowing machine, which includes not only the pulling motion to strengthen your arms and back, but also a leg component.

In addition to being low impact and keeping your joints in good condition, these exercises also have many other health benefits. Any type of cardiovascular exercise can help ward off heart disease, losing a bit of weight may help fight diabetes, and developing strength can help you stay active for many years to come. Try something new today, but be careful to take it easy at first and make sure your body and joints are responding well.

About the Author:

Danielle blogs on behalf of Sears and other brands she uses. Trampolines are her favorite type of exercise equipment, followed closely by treadmills.
Read her work at eatbreatheblog.com

Gifts to Make for Your Nephew or Grandson – Guest Post

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I love giving homemade gifts: They’re often useful and practical, yet showcase my love and affection for family members and friends. When it comes to the boys in your life, like my young nephews or my friends’ babies, crafting can be a little trickier. I know my nephews want toys and games, the newest entertainment system and so on — and not the dress up clothes or crochet purse young girls might love. These crafts are all kid-tested, parent-approved for young boys. Dive in, or use these ideas as a springboard for your own boys crafts!


Fort or Fort Kit: Young (and not so young) boys and girls love to make forts out of pillow, sofa cushions and dining room chairs. I know I did when I was a kid. Nurture your child’s spirit and sense of adventure with a fort or fort kit (if you don’t want to nail the wood pieces together). Think of a basic teepee design — a set of crossed poles in the front and back, with a pole down the center to connect both sides. Once you craft the basic frame, sew your own panel fabric with cowboys, trucks or another of his favorite patterns. If you’re not up for hammering the frame together, get all of the ingredients, sew a quick stash bag and gift the prep as a kit.

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Mini Apron: If you’ve got a budding chef on your hand, make him a catchy apron so he can help Mom make dinner or Dad grill burgers. Craft the apron to just his size or a little bigger. Use bold blues, greens and reds for the apron, apron pocket and any other details, or try a patchwork out of bandana fabric. Applique on his name, a nickname like “Star Chef” or anything you think will bring a smile to his face.

Boys’ Quilt: Perfect for a new baby or a young boy who’s gotten his first big-boy bed, this idea allows you to use your skills to create something Mom and Dad will appreciate and your nephew or grandson will use every day. Find out what the child’s current interests are, then look for quilt patterns that feature these interests. Or check in with Mom and Dad for information on the room’s decor and color scheme, then quilt something to match.

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Superhero Costume: Perfect for the child with a vivid imagination, these costumes can also double as boys Halloween costumes. Think sewn masks, capes, leggings, hats and the like. There are all kinds of free patterns for these kinds of costumes, while you can also get inspired and create your own imaginary superhero costume for your little man. Custom costumes are so much better than store-bought costumes, which can be flimsy and ill-fitting. When making clothes for my nephew, I always go a size up. This way, he can enjoy it now and next year as well.

Stuffed Toys: These are most appropriate for little guys, since older boys may feel too big for these toys. If you’ve stuffed a pillow when quilting, you can put together a stuffed animal. As with some of these other custom ideas, find out what shows or characters he’s currently enjoying.

Or take a pick from pop culture. Aren’t these Angry Birds stuffed toys so cute? As a variation here, consider making puppets instead of simple stuffed animals.

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These are just a few of the many wonderful ideas for holiday and birthday gifts you can create for young boys. I’m always keeping track of new ideas and testing them out when I can, so please share your favorite boys’ craft ideas below.

About the Author:

Danielle blogs on behalf of Sears and other brands she uses. She prefers to buy boys Halloween costumes for her nephew when they’re on sale in early November, then accessorize them with her own creativity.

Homemade Baby Blanket Roundup – Guest Post

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Knit, crochet and patchwork baby blankets make incredibly thoughtful baby shower gifts that both parents and children will treasure for years to come. They’re incredibly customizable, since you can use any color you want and incorporate all types of fun fabric patterns. Next time you’re looking for a gift for an expectant mother, try one of these super-cute baby blankets.


Knitted Chevron Blanket: This blanket offers both a throwback to the 1970’s and a modern adaptation on the trendy chevron stripe. Because the yarn is doubled, the piece works up quickly. The pattern is easy enough that a beginning knitter can follow, since it requires nothing more than the knit stitch and slip stitch. You’ll need seven skeins of cotton yarn and a size 11 circular knitting needle that’s 24 or 32 inches long.

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Self Binding Swaddle Blanket: Find two complimentary colors of soft flannel for this blanket, one piece measuring 43 inches squared and the other measuring 33 inches squared. While this blanket comes together easily it required a fold that can be tricky for beginners to wrap their heads around, so it makes a nice advanced beginner project. Sewn from the inside out, the project comes together and gets turned right side out before finishing. The soft flannel fabric won’t scratch baby’s skin and is machine washable.

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Knit Striped Blanket with Triangle Edges: The edges on this blanket set it apart and allow you to incorporate bright baby colors. To create the blanket base, knit two rows at a time, alternating colors every two rows. While the original calls for only two colors, you can use more! Cast on 100 stitches and knit until the blanket measures 27 inches by 32 inches. To create the triangle edging, use this tutorial.

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Easy Quilted Baby Blanket: When time is of the essence, look no further than this pattern. You’ll need one yard each of fleece and cotton fabric in contrasting or coordinating colors. Trim your fabric to clean up the edges, then place the “right side” of each together, so you are looking at the back of the fabric. Pin into place, leaving a 7-inch opening. Sew up the entire blanket, except for your 7-inch edge. Turn the blanket right-side out and close the gap with a 7-inch piece of fusible webbing.

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Follow the Lines Baby Quilt: For expert crafters looking for a fun baby blanket project, this Martha Stewart tutorial has what you need. The basic pattern is easy enough, but the hand quilting finish adds interest and skill to this piece. Start with one yard of printed cotton for the decorative front, 1/2 yard of cotton for binding and 1-1/4 yards of printed cotton for the back. Clean up the edges and selvages, then baste the front and back and stuff with cotton batting. Once the basics have come together, hand quilt along the pattern lines. You can get as detailed or abstract as you want here, so just start by outlining all of the large shapes across the quilt. Once that’s done, complete the medium shapes and then work the small ones. When you decide you like the look and feel of the quilt, stop and sew on the binding.

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These are just some of the wonderful and diverse baby blanket ideas out there for crafters, all of which are perfect for baby showers and newborn gifts. There are so many fabulous and simple blanket ideas that it would be impossible to do all of them justice. If you’ve got a favorite time-tested baby blanket pattern, share it in the comments section.

About the Author:

Danielle blogs on behalf of Sears and other brands she uses. She’s currently making a baby blanket to line her baby niece’s new crib.
Read her work at eatbreatheblog.com.

Website Review For The Mobility Superstore. CO.UK

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I was delighted to get the chance to do a review for The Mobility Superstore.CO.UK 🙂

The website offers various products for all types of independent living. In fact, their mission statement is “Caring For Those In Need.” The store features well over 6000 mobility aid products.

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Each product has an in-depth description along with the appropriate measurements such as the BATH BENCH DERBY.

The The Mobility Superstore has carefully thought about the many needs of seniors that will enable them to live more independently.

The store is associated with Days Healthcare which is a member of the British Healthcare Trades Association. Their products are safeguarded to the highest standards of elderly care and living. Product categories range from kitchen and dinning, bathing, fall management, massage therapy, comfort and dressing, beds and accessories, walking aids, wheelchairs and much more.

From the Mobility Superstore’s philosophy, they provide:

* Great Choice
* Customer Care
* Value For Money

Their website is designed for a specialized, easy and secure online shopping experience

For updates on products and news, subscribe to their quarterly newsletter Here.

For Customer Service, contact info@themobilitysuperstore.co.uk

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Christmas Pics – Finally!

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Finally some Christmas photos, a whole month late!! lol

It was an awesome Christmas with my grandson, he was soooo very excited and overwhelmed with what to open next. Each gift he opened, he was like, “Get it out!!!” LOL It was a very joyful Christmas I will never forget! 🙂 Lots of pics and I also have it all on video.

Hope You Enjoy!

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Wyatt and I

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The Stocking

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Our Cat – He Rules The House! – Jesse On Christmas

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Get It Out!!!

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Wyatt Could NOT Wait Until Daddy Had It Opened! He Was Jumping Up and Down and Yelling “I’m So Excited!!” LOL

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Wyatt and Papa

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Wyatt and Daddy Playing

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Wyatt and Mommy

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Wyatt Playing With His Haulers

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Me Opening A Totally Unexpected Family Photo Of Wyatt, Mommy and Daddy – So Happy!

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Great Grandpa – My Dad

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Great Grandma – My MIL

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Easy Gift Ideas For Expectant Mothers Guest Post

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Making baby gifts out of yarn for the expectant mother in your life is a great way to be creative and save money. Lending your personal touch to a present for a newborn makes the item that much more special and meaningful. Gift ideas, such as baby blankets or washcloths, are easy to make, even for those who are new to knitting or crocheting. Try your hand at a baby hat or booties and see the mom-to-be in your life light up when she opens such a thoughtful gift.

No matter what gift you decide to make, use machine washable yarn in cotton or wool to make things a bit easier on your gift recipient when it comes time for laundry. No busy mother will want to have to set aside your gift because it needs to be hand washed or otherwise treated with special attention. Being able to throw a blanket in with the rest of the wash will improve its usability and help keep a new mother’s stress lower, whether or not she’s new to motherhood.Blankets are a great gift because you don’t need to worry about babies outgrowing them as quickly as rompers or onesies. Best of all, novice crafters will essentially be knitting or crocheting a large square, which is fairly easy to do. Knit in a selection of soothing colors like pale green and yellow, pink and blue for traditionalists, or black and white patterns, which are most visually stimulating to a baby because of their sharp contrast to one another.

A mom can never have too many washcloths with a newborn around. They can be used as bibs, spit-up cloths, for baths, or any other spills that are likely to occur. Knitting or crocheting a small selection of washcloths is a good start for the mom-to-be in your life. A stack of handmade washcloths bundled together with ribbon will make a delightful shower gift guaranteed to elicit oohs and ahhs.

Booties are great for keeping newborn toes warm and are a project that can be completed in one evening. Pattern ideas abound, from simple one-color booties to more fanciful patterns that mimic tennis shoes, like Converse booties The gift serves as a nice alternative to socks and makes a great gift for any mom-to-be.

Knitting or crocheting baby hats is also an extremely useful gift, whether the mom in question is bringing baby home from the hospital or keeping a newborn warm in a chilly house. Baby hats are a great place to express your creativity – add bows or fanciful design elements like ears when making animal hats, like lambs or bears. There is no limit to the cute when it comes to baby hats!

Putting your time and effort into a handmade gift will surely put a smile on a mom-to-be’s face and will make for great photo opportunities. Just imagine that carefully-crafted blanket or pair of booties making an appearance on a Facebook page, inspiring other crafters looking for gift ideas, and, of course, making that new baby even cuter.

About The Author

Danielle has been making baby gifts like blankets and booties for her mommy-to-be friends ever since she learned how to knit eight years ago on one of her annual family vacations. Her next goal is to start making baby sweaters.

Quilting Tips – Guest Post

Quilting is a labor of love. It’s one of the most tedious craft arts I know but the number of steps I have to take with my pieces only brings me closer to them. There is a lot to learn. Much of it must be done through trial and error. I’ve encountered a lot of snags in my quilt making but machine maintenance, fraying and photography were some of my larger stumbling blocks. Read my tips on these areas to help your quilting be a cut above the rest.

With machine quilting your machine is your livelihood. It’s important to keep in top condition. Whenever you aren’t using the machine, have it covered. Dust, lint and hair are the greatest enemies of a sewing machine. You should get in the practice of cleaning your sewing machine after each project. Remove the needle plate and clean the inside like you mean it—toothbrushes work great. Have your machine serviced once and year and don’t forget to oil it regularly yourself. While operating, change your needle regularly. A sewing machine needle shouldn’t last more than eight hours of work.


My favorite thing about quilting is the variety of materials you can pull together. With all the odd places I gather fabric from, washing is necessary. Unfortunately, washing and drying loose fabric pieces can ruin them if done improperly. Before washing make sure that your fabric is free of any strings. If washed (or worst, dried) with fraying string then the pieces will further unravel. The string can also tangle around the fabric piece and it will crumple like an accordion. This is even worse with constructed sections. The heat of the dryer will pull these excess strands and the section could be ruined. Before washing your quilt pieces carefully trim each edge. You don’t need to cut off a lot of fabric, but make your cuts complete. Throwing your sections in the wash with fresh edges will make all the difference.

Photographing fabric and fiber can be difficult. The texture of a quilt is one of its most amazing qualities, but shoddy photography can leave it looking flat. Using a flash bulb will eliminate shadows from the picture—eliminating the appearance of depth. To photograph your fabric works shoot them at an angle. Forty-five degrees is about perfect. The angle helps create small shadows, making the texture pop. Choose light carefully. Using the light in your home can alter the color of your work. It will look bluer or more yellow depending on the bulb. Natural light is the best. See if you can get natural light coming from just one source. Early morning and late evening sun are ideal.

About The Author

Danielle is an avid crafter who blogs on behalf of Sears and other prestigious brands. From happy stitching accidents to destroying a wool quilt in the washing machines, she has had quite a bit of creation drama. But for love of craft she will be buried with her hot glue gun. Read her work at Eat Breathe Blog

Godly Grandparents – Guest Post and Some Scriptures For The Week

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From the time my children were born my mother has been giving them the best thing she had to give. Jesus. She has taught them Bible stories, read the scriptures to them, and taught them to memorize passages of the Bible. She knew and still knows there is no greater gift you can leave with your children or grandchildren than the Word of God. Because “For the word of God is living and active and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing as far as the division of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart.” – Hebrews 4:12 (NAS)

My mother had the privilege of leading both of my children to the Lord. She watched my children because it was necessary for me to work. I hated every minute away from my babies but I was and am so very thankful that my mother was there to care for them in my absence. Both of my children have so many fond memories of growing up with their Grandma. The Lord was in everything she did. It did not matter where they were or what they were doing, she always kept the Lord at the center of what was going on.

Not only did she teach them about Jesus but she was and is an adventurous woman. She taught them to work at home but she also took them on so many adventures. She took them to gardens, parks, lakes, hills, and everywhere she could think that would bring adventure and joy. Mom hardly ever goes the same way twice; she is always looking for a new route or a new road she has not yet traveled. We live in Texas not too far from some very nice hills for climbing, well, they did. They went to the ocean to fish, the lakes to boat, and the forests to hike.

Mom is pretty knowledgeable about all things nature. She taught them about the birds, the trees, the plants, and at the same time she was teaching them about the maker of all these things. She sees our heavenly Father in everything she does because He is her Lord and she knows He is the only one that anyone can always depend on. “Stop regarding man, whose breath of life is in his nostrils; For why should he be esteemed?” – Isaiah 2:22 (NAS)

When my daughter was four my Mom taught her Psalms 27:1-6 and she was able to quote it word for word whenever anyone would request it. She loved memorizing the word of God. My Mom also taught my son who is seven years younger these same verses. He was a little bit older before he got it down but he has it to this day. She taught them other verses but these are their favorites. My son who is now almost twenty-one was just talking to me about this yesterday with fondness and reiterated how much he loves and appreciates his Gram. My daughter is almost twenty-eight and this scripture is still always on her heart. Listen to the words of this scripture and imagine them in the hearts of young children.

Psalm 27:1-6 (KJV)

The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
2 When the wicked, even mine enemies and my foes, came upon me to eat up my flesh, they stumbled and fell.
3 Though a host should encamp against me, my heart shall not fear: though war should rise against me, in this will I be confident.
4 One thing have I desired of the Lord, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the Lord, and to enquire in his temple.
5 For in the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion: in the secret of his tabernacle shall he hide me; he shall set me up upon a rock.
6 And now shall mine head be lifted up above mine enemies round about me: therefore will I offer in his tabernacle sacrifices of joy; I will sing, yea, I will sing praises unto the Lord.

To this day my son prefers the King James Version of the Bible because that is the Bible his grandma taught him to read. He says he understands it better. I myself love the King James Version of the Bible because I too was raised on it as my “Bread”. We think that small children will not understand so we try to simplify things but the Word of God and His Holy Spirit make everything clear to those who want to know Him. I am so grateful to my mother who instilled this love in my children’s hearts. I too taught them the scriptures but in my absence my Mom never skipped a beat.

In this world of confusion and busyness living in Jesus is the one true and most wonderful gift we can give our children and grandchildren to hang on to. His Word is the truth and the truth will set them free, His Word is life, His word is the victory that overcomes in this world we live in.

“And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” – John 8:32 (KJV)

“It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life.” – John 6:63 (KJV)

“But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.” – 1 Corinthians 15:57 (KJV)

The blessing of having godly Grandparents extends way beyond the times children spend with their grandparents. Of course the Lord will stay with them for the rest of their lives but they also carry a part of that grandparent with them forever. Having a legacy like that is not only a wonderful one for the grandparent but it leaves a mark on the child and encourages them to be someone that others see Jesus in. The role of grandparent can be the greatest role of your life. Even if you do not feel like you were a great parent because you were not well prepared at that time in your life it does not mean that you cannot make an impact on your grandchildren’s lives. And you can still be a great influence in your children’s lives as well.

My own children have noticed the changes in my life as they have gotten older. I always tried to share my faith in Jesus Christ with them but I did not always have the stability in life that I should have to back it up. It is never too late and as you grow in Christ your life will show it and you will become a greater witness to your families because they will see you becoming more and more like Jesus. Never give up and never surrender to feelings of inadequacy or unpreparedness when it comes to things of the Lord. The most important thing you can do is to stay in the Word of God so that He can fill you up and teach you each day how to overcome things in your life that you on your own do not have the power to overcome. He will then give you the words to say and the Light that shines on those you love.

I cannot express my thankfulness enough to my Mom and what she has given to me and to my children. There can often be no greater influence than the influence of a godly grandparent in the lives of children. You do not have to be a preacher or Sunday school teacher to give them Jesus’ love and His Word. Share with them your love for all things of the Lord and He will use it to reach your grandchildren. Show them His love by sharing your lives with them. Take time to have adventures and show them your heart openly and they will hold on to it for the rest of their lives. God bless you in your endeavors!

About The Author

Jack Meyers is a regular contributor for www.nannybackgroundcheck.com. As a detective he wants to spread the knowledge of terrible things that can happen when people don’t fully verify the credentials of a caregiver or any employee. He also writes for various law enforcement blogs and sites.