Change of plans: the unexpected role of grandparents these days

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Significant changes in our modern culture have had a major impact on our family structure and function. Family disruption and financial struggles have affected the Boomers in a big way, and have changed our relationships with our kids and grandkids. Some Boomers are called upon to provide daycare more than they thought they would, some have their kids and grandkids living with them, and a surprising number of Boomers are actually raising their grandkids. Talk about a surprise! Here are some thoughts on what’s happening, and what you can do if it is happening to you.