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Average Grandparent Hasn’t Seen Their Grandkids In 8 Months

The average grandparent hasn’t seen all their grandkids in person in nearly eight months, according to a new study. A survey of 2,000 American grandparents found that 59% spent less time with their grandkids this year due to the pandemic. 77% said that it was difficult not being able to watch their grandkids grow up in person. 42% of respondents had a new grandbaby born in the past year. Three in five grandparents said that they plan to spend more time than ever before with their grandkids over the coming year. 51% are even considering moving closer to their grandchildren. More than half of respondents said that the first trip they are planning to take when it is safe to travel is to see their grandkids

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