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In today's world, grandparents are taking on important new roles. These articles can inform, support, and guide you in making the best possible choices as a grandparent.

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More and more grandparents are taking a bigger role in their grandkids’ lives. Maybe you’re shouldering some of the childcare responsibilities while both parents are working or to give a single mom or dad some relief. Perhaps you have needed to step in as the primary caretaker and are wondering about your rights and the possibility of support services. Or you may simply want to strengthen your relationship to make the most of your time as a grandparent.

Whatever your needs or interests in fulfilling your role as a grandparent there are practical and emotional issues to consider as you build your relationship with your grandkids.

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Additionally, it takes energy and focus to successfully make major life changes. You can gain strength through regular exercise, a healthy diet, and activities that reduce stress.