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Grandparents as Caregivers: Joy and Commitment

Grandparents talked. We listened. Here’s what they said about the joy of caring for grandkids.
A child and grandparent look into each other's eyes while touching foreheads.

Zero To Three Infographic on grandparenting - joyThe grandson is the dividend. And as a single parent, (my daughter) turned to us and said, “Would you like to join us out here, in California?” “That sounds pretty good to me.” — Carl

“As mothers and fathers do, we stepped right in… into that role… when she needs us. We just said, “This is what we have to do.” — Pat

“My daughter asked me, and I accepted, because I didn’t want her to struggle like I did with my kids.” — Emma


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