| | Re: Grandparents looking after grandchildren.
Dorrie. I so know that feeling. I so enjoy the grandchildren so much more when I'm not responsible for their day to day parenting. And the g'kids do not want me to be the "mean" g'ma, and I feel that is what I would become if I did the watching and caring all day long. The stress can aggreviate so many conditions. I can sit and hold the little ones, but bending over and picking them up.. not, the back and my legs just give me fits all the time now. We love love love these children, and just because we don't want to raise them doesn't mean we love them less. You are on the right track.