The Gift of a Child—Next Generation

When a child comes into your life, whether by blood, blending, or otherwise, you have feelings of commitment, concerns, and, of course, love. You watch them grow, stumble, and succeed as they move forward in life. As the days roll on, you start to wonder who they will become and what they will bring to the world at large. At times, you probably wonder if you are doing a good job in your parenting role, or if the time has come when you need to make some adjustments. Sure, the journey will have its ups and downs, but the challenges and offerings they give to you cannot be found in any other source. They are your unique gift.

Once that child becomes an adult, they might decide the time has come to repeat the whole process. This is when you receive the ultimate gift from them—a new grandchild.

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