If You Can’t Say Something Nice – What Not To Say To Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
By mom4him on July 20, 2012
According to the 2010 Census, almost 5 million children live in a grandparent headed household. Most of these are either the grandparent raising the grandchild alone or the child’s family moved back in with the parents. There are numerous reasons this could happen, and it’s likely you know someone in this situation.
In our case, we’ve found we have a lot of well meaning friends and more often than not acquaintances who feel led to speak their mind when finding out our situation. Having searched the web, I wondered if there was a list of the “what not to say” to a