Parenting by Grandparents
Scratch the surface of Simone Biles’ remarkable story, and you’ll learn about grandparents who sacrificed their hopes for more leisurely mature years to adopt two young grandchildren who had a very difficult start in life. With the help of counseling, they guided a troubled child to poised young adulthood. Key was successfully channeling the ADD type activity of a young girl, recognizing her natural talents, and providing her a healthy outlet in gymnastics. Whatever the results in Rio this summer, the Biles family are all winners in my book.
Here is the remarkable success profiles in the Wall Street Journal article.