Parenting Resource

The Grand Connector: Grandparent Resources

En español Sep 1, 2019

As child care costs continue to rise, more and more grandparents are stepping up to care for today’s infants and toddlers.

While there are great rewards to these relationships, the dynamics can be challenging to navigate. ZERO TO THREE has created a suite of resources for professionals and families that include the latest information, tools and best practices to help support caregivers across the generations.

Resources for Professionals

Understand the important role that grandparents play in providing regular child care for today’s young children and learn how to support these multigenerational connections.

Resources for Families

Explore quick guides covering the latest child care strategies and resources to help you support your children and grandchildren.

Learn More: Grandparents as Caregivers

Hear from grandparents about their role as caregivers for their grandchildren and explore the latest research on grandparenting.

  • Grandparent Films: Meet three remarkable families in which the grandparents provide regular childcare to their beloved grandkids.

  • By the Numbers: Find out how grandparents perceive their role as caregiver for children aged 5 and under as well as the benefits and challenges.

  • Building a Child’s Team: What grandparents say about “sharing the care” with their grandkids’ parents.

  • Joy and Commitment: What grandparents say about the joy of caring for grandkids.