Grandparents as Parents: Support available for kin caring for kids

This article from the Mankato Free Press of Minnesota, USA describes the benefits of a local monthly support group of grandfamilies and other kinship carers and the stories of some of the families who meet once a month to lend one another support. "The meetings create bonding between the grandparents and fellow caretakers, who include individuals who aren't related to the children they are raising. And at the gatherings, playmates discover others who are being raised in similar arrangements," says the article.