Grannies as Nannies
The average cost of daycare in the US is about twelve thousand dollars a year, even higher in many areas. With budgets tight and getting tighter, many parents are asking their own parents to pitch in. On the next Emily Rooney Show, grannies as nannies. What are the expectations, challenges and costs when grandparents become child care providers?
Amy Goyer, Coordinator, AARP Foundation Grandparent Information Center
Marena Burnett, Program Manager, Isis Parenting
READ Goyer's column on When Granny is the Nanny
READ about Isis Parenting's Grandparents Today class