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Grandparent

In fact, millions of children are growing up without parents, many of which are brought up by their grandparents. More grandparents are gaining custody over their grandchildren every day. In the past 30 years the number of children being cared for by their grandparents has nearly doubled to 4.5 million, representing 6.3% of all U.S children (Bryson.) Many times guardianship is given to grandparents due to death or illness, neglect and improper care, teenage pregnancy, or incarceration of the birthparents...

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Grandparents

Visiting the Grandparents’ BEEP BEEP BEEP the code was accepted and the garage door opened. All five of us walk up to the door take our shoes off, making sure we have our clean socks on. We tiptoe through the beautiful brick house, trying not to ruin the surprise. Through the washing room, through the hallway, and through the kitchen we go to find grandma drinking her cup of coffee, and grandpa reading his newspaper out loud for grandma to hear. They jump out of their chairs thrilled to see us...

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Grandparents

to believe We're in heaven Love is all that I need And I found it there in your heart It isn't too hard to see We're in heaven I have a picture of us In my drawer next to my bed Oh once in your life you find someone You are the greatest grandparents of all Who will turn your world around Pick you up when you're feeling down Now nothing can change what you mean to me I can golf all by myself now grandpa There's a lot that I could say But just hold me now Even though I miss you helping...

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Family and Grandparents

Grandparents play an important role in inculcating good habits in their grandchildren. Grandparents influence their grandchildren in many ways. They are the head of the family who appears as a significant factor in what all a child learns during his or her formative years. Thus understanding them is important and the role that they play in our life holds a great value. Respect your grandparents and complement them so that they feel good.  Grandparents are a big source of developing cultural roots...

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Grandparent Rights

My First Grandson How many of you have grandparents that have played an important role in your life? Were they there when you needed them? According to the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, there are over 29 thousand children in Idaho alone who are being raised by their grandparents. I am one of those grandparents. On November 21s, 2004 Destin Hardy was born and this is when the bond of grandparents and grandchild began. Destin was 12 months old when his parents decided to move to...

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Interview with Grandparents

someone else,” said Joanne. Parenting and grandparenting are separated by a generation. Grandparenting comes in many different forms. Some grandparents co-raise their grandchildren, some just babysit occasionally or when they are needed. “There is only one wrong form of grandparenting, trying to raise grandchildren as your own,” said Dante. Oftentimes grandparents used grandchildren as a way to correct there mistakes when they raised their own children. As said by Joanne, “grandparenting is like a second...

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Visiting Grandparents

March 16, 2012 Visiting Grandparents In retrospect, there was something exciting about leaving school early especially earlier than everybody else. My mother came to grab me out of Ms. Wojtyna’s fourth grade class. “Excuse me, I’m sorry for interrupting but I have come to pick up my daughter. Today she is leaving to China”, said my mother. At last, my adventure starts today! No longer would I be under my mother’s grasps . No longer would I have to bore my head in despair and suffer the stifling...

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Being a Grandparent

Finding out that you’re going to be a grandparent is an amazing feeling. When I got the text message of the home pregnancy test I couldn’t believe it. I was so excited. I called my oldest daughter, Racheal, and asked if she was kidding. She told me she wasn’t and that she was due in August. Grandkids are fun, mine are a very large part of my life. A few months before she was due she called me and asked me if I would come out to be with her for the rest of her pregnancy and the birth. Her...

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Grandparents Raising Their Grandchildre

 Grandparents Raising Their Grandchildren Stephanie Cooper 02/25/2014 Abstract A lot of parents are leaving the responsibility of parenting roles due to numerous personal and economic situations. Many of these household may contain three generations, with the most rapid growth occurring in the house holds containing grandchildren and grandparents only. In filling these...

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Child Custody between Grandparents

Child § 38 Visitation rights are sometimes awarded to non-parents with the parent’s consent, or without serious objection by them in which case they are then generally upheld against later or collateral attack. In jurisdictions, statutes governing grandparent- visitation rights when a child’s nuclear family is absent due to divorce, death, relinquishment of termination of parental rights, or other cause. Under such statutes, however, the grand-parent may have to prove that the visitation sought is in...

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