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Old 05-05-2003, 08:42 AM
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Why is that when parents become grandparents they become so generous? Case in point, my father made me save for 3 years before I ever purchased my first 80cc Honda back around 1982. But, 20 years later he gives my 3 year old son a brand new Kawasaki Mule so that he and grand pa can go driving around together?
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Old 05-05-2003, 11:45 AM
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At that point in our lives we are smart enough to figure the best way to get somebody to take care of us when we need it, is to bribe the grandkids cause we know our sorry excuses for children wont do chit but stick us in a home somewhere. LOL . Paybacks also come to mind.
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Old 05-05-2003, 01:17 PM
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It's the parents responsibility to raise the kid - teach them the value of a buck etc. Without that responsibility, the grandparents can act out of pure pleasure.

Or....grandparents truly understand how precious they are while they are small and want to enjoy it while it lasts.
 
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Grandparents buy things and spoil because they don't see them everyday like they did with there own kids. Everytime I go to Grandparents house they spoil me and I am 29 years old !!
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