How the earliest relationships with caregivers make a lasting difference
How early experiences foster neural connections in babies and toddlers
How loving connections in the early years last a lifetime
How you can take action to support critical connections for babies and toddlers
Grandparents play a critical role in filling the gap as parents struggle to provide the best affordable care for their children. In fact, almost 1 in 4 children under age 5 is cared for on a regular basis by a grandparent. While grandparents are more than willing to help — and enjoy spending time with young ones — the child care arrangements can come with some challenges.