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View all New York Times newsletters. When Lorraine R. In these parlous economic times, attitudes like that can have far greater consequences than hurt feelings.
If a grandparent cannot or will not baby-sit for a working parent, day care or a nanny may be the only option, and may also be a financial hardship. That has not happened, she said.
Her parents, who are healthy and retired, live a mile away but keep their distance. Kathy Sachs, a stay-at-home mother in Manhattan, has similar unhappiness about her in-laws, who live in the Midwest and seldom come to visit.
Sachs, 38, who has a son in kindergarten and a toddler daughter. Nothing special is planned for them. My mother-in-law goes about her business. There are many reasons grandparents may choose to minimize their roles. Or they may simply have other priorities.
Barash, the gender studies teacher. Connors is married for the third time and said her husband is exceedingly fond of his step-grandchildren. Tell us what you think.
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