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How much should grandparents discipline their grandkids?


Last updated 8/28/2008 at Noon

At some point in time, grandparents may find themselves watching their young grandchildren while the parents work, or they may take over for a few hours now and then to give a harried mother a break.

This can potentially lead to friction in relationships when the parents and grandparents do not see eye-to-eye on how to punish misbehavior.

I hesitate to use the word “discipline” in this context, as it means to teach or guide. Who would argue with a grandma showing a grandkid the right way to hold a fork or use a knife?

However, if a child is awake and in a non-vegetative state, it’s...

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