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What Is the Healthy Role of a Grandparent?

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Carol Tuttle

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Tips in this episode help both parents and grandparents

The relationship between grandparent and grandchild can be so fulfilling and important. But without boundaries and priorities in the proper place, interaction between the generations can become painful or difficult.

In this episode, Carol and Anne clarify healthy boundaries, and what you can do to relieve tension—whether you're a parent or grandparent yourself.

This week’s Parenting Practice

If you're a grandparent, get clearer on your role, set boundaries, and play that role well. Don't meddle in what's not your business. If you're the parent and there are issues with a grandparent, talk to your spouse and then make a plan to approach the grandparent to move this in a positive direction.

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