Dec 24 2020 New Jewish Grandparents Network Findings: Grandparenting during COVID
The Covid-19 pandemic has revealed the crucial role grandparents play. In many families, grandparents have stepped up and stepped in to help exhausted parents with remote learning, everyday chores, and basic childcare.
There is, of course, another difficult side of the Covid experience for grandparents. We hear of grandparents who have not seen their grandchildren since the start of the pandemic. Grandparents who have yet to meet grandchildren born in the last nine months. Their sense of loss is immeasurable.