All in the Family

All in the Family

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

As parents return to work sooner, grandparents are stepping up to care for their grandchildren – and turning to Playgroup for help. 

Grandparents and great grandparents are a wealth of family knowledge, culture and history. They play such an important role in the lives of young children. You only need to see the smiles and laughter that come from both grandparents and children when they’re in the same company to see how important and special these bonds are. 

But as many parents return to work and find that conventional child care options cannot meet their needs, the role of the grandparent is changing. Many now care for their grandchild or grandchildren on a part time or full-time basis. 

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