How To Deal with Negative Grandparenting
Negative grandparenting can have a negative impact on your children’s development. It can lead to unhealthy relationships, trauma, and emotional problems in adulthood. As a parent, you should always consider the parenting your children receive from their grandparents before entrusting your child to them. If they don't respect your parenting boundaries, don't care about having a true relationship with your children, and aren’t supportive, they should not have access to your children. Negative grandparenting is becoming a norm, and that is not okay. Choose the best, and change the narrative to raise happy, healthy, and strong-willed individuals by creating a new normal for your children.Join the conversation with your host Sydney Ross as she shares how you can navigate negative grandparenting and be a positive force in your children’s lives. Learn how to fix the negative relationships and stigmas to create a motivated grandparent page in the next 20 years for the next generation. Tune in!In This Episode, You Will Learn:[00:01] Introduction to the show [00:49] Today’s focus: Negative Grandparenting [03:40] Results from a survey on mom’s first-hand experience with grandparenting[04:55] Storytime: Sydney's positive grandparenting experience [14:33] Modern parenting and negative grandparenting attitude [17:27] Grandparents' responses to Sydney's post on grandparenting[20:18] Prioritizing relationship with grandchildren over less important things[24:11] Favoritism in grandparenting and how to deal with it [26:30] How to handle negative grandparenting to create positive relationships[28:45] Changing your narrative by healing generation traumas [32:22] Episode wrap up and calls to action Notable Quotes“Just because something seems normal doesn't mean it is okay.”“Don’t claim the benefits of being a grandparent without putting in the work.”“If people are not positive with your children, your children shouldn’t be around them.”“Healing generation trauma is healing seven generations, so it’s worth the work.”“It is never too late to try to change and fix things.”“It is normal to be a good parent, but it isn't normal to be a good grandparent.”Let's Connect!Sydney Ross (Host)Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thamotivatedmama/Facebook: https://web.facebook.com/sydney.henderson.524/If you want to submit a question or if you want to be on the show, message Sydney at firstname.lastname@example.org.