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Across the Generations: The Role of Grandparents in Young Children’s Lives

In this podcast, Dr. Barbara Bowman talks about the important role that grandparents play in the lives of young children. 

Dr. Bowman is the Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Development and Chief Officer in the Office of Early Childhood Education in the Chicago Public Schools.

Links:

1.  Listen to this podcast

2.  Learn more about Dr. Barbara Bowman


Additional Resources:

Read about key findings on grandparents from ZERO TO THREE’s 2009 National Parent Survey

News You Can Use: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren—newsletter exploring issues related to grandfamilies

Second Time Around: Grandparents Raising Their Grandchildren – Powerpoint slides from a presentation on this topic

Frequently Asked Questions:

How can we help our child develop a relationship with his grandparents who live 500 miles away?

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