Hi all. I have read a few of your posts, looking for other grandfathers going through this but as far as I can see there are no other men on here doing this alone. Too bad. Anyhow i'm glad I found this group so I can read posts from other grandparents that are raising grandchildren. I have 3 son, twins at 33, and one at 30 ( The 30 year old I raised myself since he was 7 because he was ADHD and my X could not handle him... long story there) and 5 grandchildren (two that I am raising) 3 boys 12, 10, and 8, and 2 girls 7 and a 1 year old. The 2 that live with me are the 8 year old boy and 7 year old girl. Justin has been with me for 6 years now and Amy, for 1 year. Let you oin on a secret, girls are a lot different to raise. ( LO)L Wow I only had sons myself and then Justin for 6 years, now Amy comes in and things really change for me. A lot of new chalenges,and concerns, Not sure how to cope with this yet and I am sure I will come across a lot more "girl" problems that will put me through the wringer. The first month I got her we had to go to the doctor and it turned out she had "yeast infection" eeeewww. At that moment I know I was going to have a lot of different kinds of problems raisnig her, then I did with boys. I might be asking some what may sound like stupid questions on here but please humer me and HELP if possible. anyhow so far I have really enjoyed raising these kids and since I retired (may 2009) I find more time to help them keep them happy and safe. One question I see alread has come up is the ADHD>. Does it run in the family? his dad (my son) is and I think that maybe Justin is too but I do not want any drugs in him yet. I have changed diet and that does help a lot but
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