27 min

Grandmother Time with Monica Tucker Grandmother Time with Sharon

    • Personal Journals

In this episode Monica discloses that she based herself on her mother. Her mother gave up her job to look after her grandchildren- it was not a role her mother felt comfortable giving to anyone else. Monica shares some of the Caribbean customs passed down to her, which she does and shares with her grandchildren. During the interview, Monica openly talks about how she protect her grandchildren, which becomes evident when Monica shares how she supported her granddaughter when bullied. After having several discussions and feeling unsupported by the school and the parents of the bullying child, Monica thought she had no choice but to address the situation herself. Her actions worked, and the bullying stopped. Monica and her grandchildren have a great relationship and have had several holidays together. Monica believes that being a grandmother is an opportunity to set boundaries and teach her grandchildren good morals.

In this episode Monica discloses that she based herself on her mother. Her mother gave up her job to look after her grandchildren- it was not a role her mother felt comfortable giving to anyone else. Monica shares some of the Caribbean customs passed down to her, which she does and shares with her grandchildren. During the interview, Monica openly talks about how she protect her grandchildren, which becomes evident when Monica shares how she supported her granddaughter when bullied. After having several discussions and feeling unsupported by the school and the parents of the bullying child, Monica thought she had no choice but to address the situation herself. Her actions worked, and the bullying stopped. Monica and her grandchildren have a great relationship and have had several holidays together. Monica believes that being a grandmother is an opportunity to set boundaries and teach her grandchildren good morals.

27 min