Parenting - Family | 0-18 yrs

What Parents Should Know About Grandparents


Grandparents can be the biggest blessing for parents struggling to raise their child on their own. With grandparents taking care of the children, parents can feel assured. Not only do grandparents provide care, they also teach their grandchildren a lot of valuable things like family history, traditions, moral values and more.

However, in some cases, problems may arise as well. Some grandparents, can be interfering, intruding and unwilling to listen to what parents have to say about their child's upbringing. Such an attitude can send conflicting signals to the children.

So, before you warm up to the idea of engaging grandparents in the care of your children, it is a good idea to prepare yourself for both the good and the bad. Going through our ClipBook will help you understand what it means to involve grandparents in children's upbringing.


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