(BSW, MSW by research, PhD)

When Grandparents Become The Third Parent

Image courtesy of Kidspot.com.au, Source iStock

Do you feel that you are the third parent when looking after your grandchildren?


Many people do, and with so many grandparents in Australia now looking after their grandchildren, I decided to pen this column for Kidspot.com.au, Australia’s No1. parenting site.


Looking after your grandchildren is rewarding but it does come with many challenges – my column offers some tips to help ease the load. 

Read my column on Kidspot here. 


Don’t miss my new book “The Maternal Experience” Encounters with Ambivalence and Love” which is available to purchase through Amazon or Booktopia.

Image courtesy of Kidspot.com.au, Source iStock