While the world seems to revolve around our kids, did you know there’s a holiday all about grandparents? Grandparents Day is the first Sunday after Labor Day (this year it’s Sept. 13. But with COVID hanging around, your kids might not be spending as much time with their grandparents as they used to. But there are ways to foster deeper connections even it is via Zoom.
Dallas-based OneDay—a technology company that uses video storytelling to encourage relationships between senior living residents and their families—came up with a list of questions your kids should consider asking their grandparents on or around Grandparents Day. They’re sure to learn a lot and have some fun in the process.
Here are the questions:
- What’s your best piece of advice for younger generations?
- What parts of your life helped shape you as a person?
- What was a historic moment that you lived through? Can you tell me about it?
- Do you have a favorite age/stage of your life?
- What was my mom/dad like growing up? What were your parents like?
- How has the world changed during your life?
- Is there anything left on your bucket list?
- What tradition of yours do you hope our family continues?
How are you family making sure the relationship between your kids and their grandparents is going strong right now? Tell us at firstname.lastname@example.org.