If you’re a Grandparent who provides childcare for grandchildren, then you will know what a vital role you play in their upbringing and enable your son or daughter to work. If you suffer from mobility issues you also know how difficult or impossible it is to keep up with little ones outside of the home.
Taking care of a grandchild is one of the most rewarding roles you will ever undertake, watching children develop and grow you will experience much happiness from your family dinners, games time, shopping trips, and holidays. All opportunities to make special memories of your time together.
You probably didn’t expect to be raising kids again at this stage in your life! So you will feel the challenge of trying to provide a good balance of exercise and stimulated learning in the home alone. That’s why we at Luggie recommend our lightweight mobility scooter to support you in the day to day activities that will improve your lifestyle and give you the confidence to do more with the kids in your care.
Millions of parents are struggling to afford formal childcare and rely on grandparents to help out and it’s easy to let your own needs fall by the wayside. Try to find some common interests and activities that will benefit you and them in tandem:
- A healthy you mean healthy grandchildren – So make it a priority to eat nutritious meals, exercise regularly, and get adequate sleep.
- Hobbies and Relaxation Time – Find things that you Love to do together, Art & Crafts, Baking, Gardening, a trip to the park or watching your favourite TV programme!
- Let the Kids Help – It’s okay to rely on your grandkids to help. Kids are smarter and more capable than we give them credit for. Even young children can help out around the house. Helping you will also make your grandkids feel good.
Don’t let mobility issues get in the way of you enjoying this space in time. If you feel that some of the activities are beyond you then perhaps you should buy a mobility scooter.
If you intend to take it on day trips and shopping then the Luggie Folding Mobility scooter is a great option as it so easy to lift in and out of a car and it can be taken on trains, buses, planes, boats & more.
Arrange for one of our friendly Luggie experts to come to you and conduct a no-obligation demonstration in the comfort of your own home. Call us on 0800 012 4258 or contact https://www.luggiescooters.com/demo