I think that being a Grammie is WAY more fun than being a Mommy =) I LOVED being a Mommy - but to be honest... I really LOVE being a Grammie!! (hint hint Tim and Jill)
A few reasons that being Grammie is way more FUN...
I get to say YES more than I say NO!! =) I don't have to live with them!!
My house is clean more than it is messy =) I don't mind messy... Chuck does!!!
Now... I really don't mind changing diapers!! Even the poopy ones!!
I can sit on the floor and play ALL DAY LONG - I know that the time goes by too fast!!
When they call for me... I AM THERE!!! I LOVE IT!!!
I love that the kids get to name me whatever they want... and it is so SPECIAL to me!!
I get to sleep thru the night =) and just dream about them!!
One of the main topics of Chuck's and my conversations is them... and HOW cute and HOW smart they are!!! =)
When we are with them... we don't feel stuck or trapped... we are FREE and we LOVE to do what they want!!
I realize that I have MORE patience with Grand Kids than I did with my own kids!! (SORRY Rich and Tim)
One of my FAVORITE things is I get to BUY things for them... because NOW we can afford it!! =)
Long Distance is NOT as fun... but, to hear their voices on the phone... saying my NAME... WOW! Tears flow down... =)
Life is just better... I wake up looking so forward to just seeing them... and talking to them... and just watching them!
MOM's!! YOU have all of this to look forward to!! BUT, enjoy what you have now - time goes by way too fast!!! I do remember being a Mom of a Pre Schooler... and wondering if it will EVER BE OVER!!!! HAHA!! It is... NOW I get to really LOVE on my Pre Schoolers =) I do wish I felt this same way back then... but I think that is the JOY of being a Grammie - way MORE FUN!