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Ellisons making difference as grandparents raising grandchildren

Ellisons making difference as grandparents raising grandchildren

Pamela Ellison of Navarre is like a lot of grandparents in this country in that she and her husband, Henry, are the ones responsible for raising their grandchildren. But her story on how the situation came to be is one that will tug at your heart strings. She has been raising her three grandchildren for […]

Support groups offered for grandparents raising grandchildren

Support groups offered for grandparents raising grandchildren

Grandparents raising grandchildren is more common than people realize. Statistics from the U.S. Census in 2010 show that 4.9 million children under age 18 were being raised solely by their grandparents, a total double the number (2.4 million) in the 2000 census. Read the full article in the March 9 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe […]

Summer vacation means child-care stress for many parents

Summer vacation means child-care stress for many parents

Primary and intermediate schools in the Navarre area let out June 1, and for many parents with children ages 5-12, this means finding somebody to look after the little ones. This is even more difficult for the 46 percent of families with both parents working full time according to the Pew Research Center in 2015. […]