Grilled Grandma: Deb

How many children do you have? Two—one son, one daughter

How many grandchildren? What are their ages? One, 13 months old

Any great grandchildren? Nope not yet...think it will be awhile on that one

What do your grandchildren call you? Oma

After the initial elation, what was your first concern upon hearing you would soon be a grandmother? Who would be watching him when my daughter in law went back to work.

How often do you get to see your grandchildren? Almost every day; he comes to the office with me daily.

What is the best thing about being a grandma? Being able to spend time with him, watch him learn and grow everyday, without having to worry about the other things you do when your raising your own children.

What is the most challenging part of being a grandma? Keeping my office work done...he's so darn cute...I get distracted easily.

Describe a recent time that one (or more) of your grandchildren made you laugh out loud. Today when he was walking up and down the couch saying Bop pee Bop pee..that is what he calls my husband his darn cute.

What is your favorite thing to do with grandchildren who visit your house? Take him outside to see nature...and of course take photos of him.

What is your favorite thing to do when visiting grandchildren at their house? Same thing.

How do you maintain the bond between yourself and your grandchildren between visits? I'm fortunate I get to see him regularly

What do you most want to pass along to your grandchildren? To be honest, hard working and to enjoy life.

What is one word you hope your grandkids think of when they think of you? Love

What one bit of advice would you give a new grandma? Don't compare them to their parents, enjoy every minute you have with them.

Visit Deb's blog, Ladybug From Texas, for great stories and inspiring photos.

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