The following is from the Legacy project and I thought it was interesting. Research shows children need 4 to 6 involved, caring adults in their lives to fully develop emotionally and socially. The grandparent/grandchild relationship is second in emotional importance only to the parent/child relationship. Some research shows that 9 out of 10 adult grandchildren feel their grandparents influenced their values and behaviours. Grandparents transmit to their grandchildren the values and norms of social order. Without such intergenerational continuity, some theorists say they set the stage for conflict... Continue Reading

April 14th, 2023