Getting the Grandparents on Board

Their grandparents' love secures our children a place in the family. Here's how to ensure that the older generation is on board.

Teaching grandparents about adoption.
Our culture typically allows grandparents to "spoil" the grandbabies. Having raised their own children, they get the luxury of being the ones with the bottomless candy jar, or the ones who can bend the household rules. Increasingly, however, many moms and dads rely heavily on their parents for frequent babysitting, or even primary day care. Whether grandparents are involved in the day-to-day care of a child or merely play the role of doting family members, generational differences in child-rearing and ...

Their grandparents’ love secures our children a place in the family. Here’s how to teach the older generation about adoption.


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