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Grandparents don't have set roles as parents do. Talk with your adult children about what each of you expects. Whatever kind of grandparent you are it's important to support your children and their family, to be open to new ideas and willing to talk things over. Seek help and support for yourself if you need to.
To find out more have a look at these Parent Easy Guides prepared by Parenting SA A partnership between the Department for Education and the Women’s and Children’s Health Network (South Australia).
The information on this site should not be used as an alternative to professional care. If you have a particular problem, see a doctor, or ring the Parent Helpline on 1300 364 100 (local call cost from anywhere in South Australia).
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