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The Important Roles of Grandparents in the Family

Discuss the different roles that grandparents play in a family.

Explain the relationship of grandparents with their grandchildren.

Compare the advantages and disadvantages of grandparents assuming parenting roles for their grandchildren.

What types of resources need to be in place for the grandparents?

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One very important role that grandparents play in a family, is the role of very wise and experienced leaders. This is due to the fact that most grandparents have accumulated a great deal of wisdom and knowledge truly years, which makes these individuals veritable fountains of knowledge and wisdom that can be passed along to their children, as well as their grandchildren. These individuals serve as leaders who lead by example, due to the fact that the customs and mores, as well as the social, marital, and financial stability of these individuals provides a model for which there children and grandchildren can learn from. Grandparents also serve the role of mediator within families, due to the fact that when there are family disputes, as there are many times are within families, the ...

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This solution describes the important roles that grandparents play in the family.