Grandmother Jennie Holland
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One grandmother tells her story about looking after her grandchildren

Increasing numbers of grandparents are providing childcare for their grandchildren, research suggests.

Insurance provider RIAS has found three quarters of British grandparents now regularly help out.

Grandmother Jennie Holland looks after her grandchildren to save her daughter and son-in-law paying for childcare.

Speaking to the BBC's Jeremy Cooke, Jennie said the arrangements had brought her family closer together but "sometimes it feels like it's everyday".

  • 12 Nov 2013
  • From the section UK
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