Much is written about parenting ‘types’ (lawnmower, tiger, free-range, etc, etc.), but I’m starting to think these labels aren’t limited to just us mums and dads. Some also apply to the beloved grandmas in our children’s lives, albeit with different titles.
Here are five different grandmother types, which one is your mum or MIL?! Or maybe she’s a hybrid of a few?
1. The, ‘I never want to give them back’ grandma
This grandma is SO helpful, especially if you are working. She loves nothing more than to spend the day with her grand-cherubs and so will gladly offer regular childcare, or step in when she’s needed.
She smothers her grandchildren in love all day, and they feel it. They love grandma time too!
The only hard thing with this type is getting out the door when you pick them up. There’s always one more kiss, one more cuddle and one more biscuit to ruin their dinner on the drive home.