Nine, Six and Ninety-Six
My grandson is nine.
My granddaughter is six.
My mother is ninety-six.
I am somewhere in between!
Literally………during these past few months, I am somewhere in between my grandkids’ house and my mother’s house, almost every day. My role, as one of the caregivers in each of these generations, each with their own unique needs, brings an abundance of joy and an abundance of grace.
My interest in living a purpose-filled life quickly became a reality as I found great purpose in helping my amazing daughter by caring for my grandchildren as often as possible, and great purpose in caring for my mother during this uncertain time.
Early on in the pandemic, my sister and I decided to focus on mom’s health, safety, and well being, knowing that it would initially mean limiting our time with our grandchildren. Our mom lives alone in