Most of us have either heard a story about or know grandparents who’ve found themselves raising their teenage grandchildren.
Too often, the circumstances are tragic. In some cases parents may have died, or become sick.
The pressures on the grandparents are significant. Being older, grandparents can be more susceptible to health problems. And the financial stress of raising kids relying on their superannuation, or the pension, can sometimes be too much.
Sadly, all the love in the world can’t house, feed, and clothe teenage kids.
So, if you were thinking about how to help those grandparents, would you: