Having Grandparents Babysit Might Not Be The Best Idea After All

Nov 30, 2016 at 2:53 pm |

Do your parents babysit?

I’ll tell you that I really appreciate it whenever one of the grandparents is available to babysit our kids. In fact, I feel much better knowing that a family member is keeping a watchful eye on our children than a babysitter. After all, most grandparents treat their grandlittles like children of their own so you know you’re getting the best care possible whenever they are around.

Yet, not everyone feels this way and not everyone has grandparents that live close enough to babysit on a regular basis. To complicate matters even more, there’s a new report that says having grandparents might not be the best idea, too. Why? Because we might be putting grandma and grandpa at risk by doing so.


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There’s a new report that says grandparents’ health might be at risk if they regularly babysit.

Here’s what you need to know.