Early Experiences Matter

Get Connected
Please leave this field empty
why should I register?

FOLLOW US! faceook linktwitter linklinkedin link

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.


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?



2013 Bookstore Catalog
Read More
Play With Me!: Fun Activities that Support Early Learning
Read More
Early Experiences Count: How Emotional Development Unfolds Starting at Birth
Read More
Sharing the Care: How Partnering with Your Child’s Caregiver Supports Healthy Development
Read More

Explore our Parenting Resources

Home   |   Careers   |   Permissions   |   Contact Us   |   Tell a Friend   |     |   Privacy Policy

Copyright © 2014 ZERO TO THREE: National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families
1255 23rd Street, NW, Suite 350, Washington, DC 20037 | Phone: (202) 638-1144 | Fax: (202) 638-0851

All rights reserved. For permission to reprint, go to www.zerotothree.org/reprints