As grandparents, we share a lot of very similar situations and experiences. And there are a few things we’ve found about the different genders in grandparents.

There are always exceptions, but grandmothers tend to excel at being history keepers of the family, providing traditions, and gathering the family for meals. Grandfathers often instill a strong work ethic, emphasize patriotism, and provide laughter and practical jokes.

It’s also very clear that every grandparenting story is unique. And you know what? The real difference maker is your personal investment in the life of your grandchild. And don’t you just love making those investments?

That’s what we’re all about at Grands Matter, and you can find a lot more tips and inspiration on our Facebook page and on our website.

This is Ken Canfield for Grands Matter.