4 life lessons every grandparent should teach their grandkids

These core values give kids a great foundation for living a successful life.

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Setting a good example for your grandchildren may seem like a no-brainer, but grandparents are uniquely positioned to teach some real life skills. “Often grandparents can spend more quiet time with grandkids than parents, so this is a great opportunity to pass along a little wisdom,” suggests Karen Wrolson, M.S., a life coach and founder of Excite Ed!, an educational and motivational consultancy.

Sitting, talking and really listening to your grandchildren as you share life lessons can make a big difference in how they live their lives—and often they’’ll listen to you when they won’t listen to their parents. Four lessons you should teach…

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