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Do You Expect Grandparents to Pitch In?

Grandparents have often been portrayed as the family members who provide "intergenerational care" to cut down costs or offer their two cents in child rearing even when it's not solicited. But, a recent New York Times article focused on an emerging new type of grannies and gramps — those who can't be bothered. Done raising their own children, the mature men and women are no longer about sacrificing their time and energy to focus on tots. And, many of their offspring are put off or hurt by their attitudes.


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