Today is grandparents' day. The role of grandparents has changed along the years. When I was a kid (that was a long time ago) most parents (especially mothers) would take care of children, and grandparents would be those who would cook your favourite meal or tell you a funny story of the past.
However, as both parents began to work outside home, grandparents started to take over and be in charge of their grandchildren with tasks such as taking them to school, and collecting them, spending the afternoons doing homework with them, having them at home for holidays and so on...
Here are some related articles for you to read about the issue:
Poll reveals crucial role of grandparents in childcare | Society | The Guardian
BBC NEWS | UK | Wales | Grandparents 'vital' to family life
Nonetheless, all that glitters is not gold, as children's education used to be a responsability of the parents, or they would even learn from other peers playing in the streets. Now this is no longer like that in many cases and here's the problem:
What are your grandparents like? Do they help your parents at home? Do they take care of you?
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