Grandparents always hold a special place in their hearts for their grandchildren. For many, seeing their grandchildren grow up reminds them of when they became parents for the first time. Naturally, grandparents want the best for their grandchildren, and they often feel that they are qualified to give guidance and assert their authority when interacting with both parents of their grandchildren.
It is for this reason that rifts can sometimes occur between parents and grandparents. Your son- or daughter-in-law, in particular, may interpret your opinions as insults, and this can create unwanted tensions. If you are worried that you may be seen as unreasonable as a grandparent, it's important to consider the following.