We all know that becoming a grandma or grandpa is full of many little pleasures — and surprises. But it can be a big learning experience, too, as the youngest generation introduces us to the realities of growing up in the 21st century.
Now, retirement developer McCarthy and Stone has come up with the Ultimate Guide to Grandparenting, put together on the back of parents' and grandparents' own experiences own experiences. This includes a list of the 20 things every grandparent should know, from how to play Candy Crush to being able to sing all the words to the songs in Disney’s Frozen.
The pack also contains memory-making activities for grandparents and their grandchildren to try for themselves to encourage them to spend some precious quality time together, laughing, being mischievous, and learning from each other. After all, that's surely what grandmas and grandpas are for!
Here's the list of things all grandmas and grandpas are meant to know. How many can you tick off?
How to take a selfie
The words to One Direction’s latest hit
The difference between Peppa Pig and Mr. Tumble
That you never admit to letting your grandchild stay up late
What Minecraft is
The art of photobombing
The words to all the songs in Frozen
Never to comment on your daughter-in-law’s overflowing laundry basket
The names of all the CBeebies characters
What "Derpy" and "Reem" mean
How to play Angry Birds and Candy Crush
How to FaceTime the grandchildren
How to insert emojis into a text or WhatsApp
The name of the latest X-Factor or Strictly winner
Your Khloe Kardashian from your Kim Kardashian
What Grumpy Cat is
How to send a Snapchat
Never admit to buying your grandchildren sweets on the way home from school
Always compliment your daughter-in-law on your grandchildren’s exceptional manners
What twerking is
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