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Does she have granddaughters or grandsons?
a) 2 grandsons
b) 2 granddaughters
c) 2 of both
What does she do with her grandchildren
when she is tired?
a) Take a break
b) Take a nap
c) Send them home
Who's duty is it to raise a child?
When does a parent stop raising their child?
a) When they are an adult
b) When they have children
What is easier for a grandparent to do?
a) Buy things for children
b) Watch children make mistakes
c) Build a bond with children
Fill in the missing words
So, Vivian, you have grandchildren!
I have two lovely granddaughters.
Granddaughters! Whatís it like being a grandma?
It is a second chance on life because of when you are raising children as a young person
you get caught up in the daily world, but with grandchildren itís all fun. I donít have
to do this, or I donít have to do that, and when I get tired I can send them home to
Ah, right, thatís the best part, right? So what else is different about
being a mother versus being a grandmother?
Being a mother you are totally responsible for your child. You are trying to raise them
the best you know how to raise them and youíre young and everything that you do you know
that will be picked up by your child but when you have grandchildren that duty is up to
their parents so I donít feel that I have to really teach them anything. I have to continue
the teaching of their parents.
Ah, so you get to do all the fun stuff now that youíre a grandma?
Yes, it really is fun. They take you by the hand, and take you to the store and point out
everything in the world that mom and dad will not give them and it really costs you a lot
of money sometimes, unless, you do put your foot down and say, ĒNO!Ē
So being a grandma is more expensive that being a parent?
Absolutely, but itís a lot more fun because at this stage of life you have a little bit more
money than you had when you were raising your child.
I see. Thatís great.