Courageous Grandparenting Blog

by Cavin Harper
What Does It Mean to be a GRAND Father?

What Does It Mean to be a GRAND Father?

On a flight last year to Boston, I was privileged to sit next to an 81-year-old man still working fulltime. He’s been with the same company for fifty years. “I see no reason to retire,’ he said. “I love my job, and I’m good at it. I love the...

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by Jun 14, 2019 No Comments
The Gospel and Geocaching

The Gospel and Geocaching

Geocaching is an outdoor treasure hunting game using a geocache app on GPS-enabled devices, like a smartphone. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) someone has hidden around...

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by May 17, 2019 1 Comment
What Does Passion Week Mean to You?

What Does Passion Week Mean to You?

There is no more important holiday celebration for those who are followers of Christ than the day we call Easter. While the origins of this name are not absolutely clear (some say it originated from the pagan goddess of Spring, Eostre; others think...

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by Apr 13, 2019 3 Comments
When Equality Does not Mean Equality

When Equality Does not Mean Equality

I am not a political activist, nor do I intend to become one. There is a difference, however, between being an activist and standing up for the truth, especially when it is suppressed and impacts our children. That is never more necessary than when...

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by Mar 30, 2019 4 Comments
Six Lies Social Media Tells Your Grandkids

Six Lies Social Media Tells Your Grandkids

Imagine being a parent of young children once more. How would you feel if you learned that every time you left your kids with a certain babysitter, that babysitter was brainwashing your children with stuff completely contrary to what you were...

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by Mar 22, 2019 1 Comment
Smartphone Conversations for Grandparents

Smartphone Conversations for Grandparents

Do you ever grow tired of the constant intrusion of smartphones in everyday life? Have dinner time conversations with your grandchildren been reduced to tweeting and texting activity while face-to-face human interactions almost come to a halt? Few...

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by Mar 16, 2019 4 Comments