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The Trouble with Grandparents

By James Kirby We often hear the old adage, "It takes a village to raise a child," yet with increasing independence, geographical movement, and isolation in Western culture, how true--or feasible--is this? In the United States, about 23.7 percent of children under five receive child care from their grandparents. In Australia, that number is only 25 percent for children under 13.
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