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new studies show Grandparents are becoming more selfish and disconnected
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[quote:Sandi_T:MV8xODg3NjgzXzMxNTM4NTQwX0IzREM0RTc2] I think that at least in the USA, it's been several generations since grandparent involvement was considered acceptable by most parents. Much less wanted and valued. I am fortunate in my in-laws, in that at least my mother-in-law is very active in my daughter's life. And I go out of my way to help support, encourage, and strengthen that bond. Utmost importance, in my opinion. [/quote]
a UWS journal did a world wide survey and found that grandparents are not stepping up and taking their role as grandparents seriously. "Most grandparents dont think their role is as important as when they were a parent, they feel like they can take a backseat approuch to grandparenting, although most studys prove loving grandparents is of the upmost importance to a child" Sweeden ranked the highest in grandparent involvment in education and Italy ranked highest in grandparent influence in the home, it seems the simply traditions of cooking with grandma cant be beat.
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