(1) Like many, she may be a better grandparent than she was parent.(2) Young married couples usually live with one set of parents or a grandparent because of a shortage of housing.(3) I had already made a commitment to take my mother out to my grandparent 's on Sunday.(4) In the magazine survey, almost three quarters of grans said being a grandparent was better than being a parent.(5) Although he is Clydebank born and bred, his parents and grandparents hailed from up north.(6) I think grandparenthood comes with a special guide that helps them prepare for hours of telling stories and weaving magic spells to enchant and delight.(7) Above all, she feels grandparents should support parents by giving them regular breaks.(8) This means that there's a new generation of grandparents who may not be quite ready for grandparenthood .(9) My grandparents were part of the 500,000 Jews who left Poland at the beginning of the war.(10) It's been a happy place for many children and their parents and grandparents .(11) Voters nowadays are far less loyal to political parties than their parents or grandparents were.(12) She still used to return to her grandparents ' home in Micklegate every summer for the holidays.(13) Major life changes during this phase concern retirement and grandparenthood .(14) Any child without parents or grandparents to care for it was placed in a state orphanage.(15) She returned to the UK during school holidays, to spend time with her grandparents .(16) All those I spoke to are more than happy to scoop other people's children on to their grandparental laps, but most are wary of becoming too involved too soon.