How many grandads out there find that they are the primary carer with their GC in the grandparent roll - ie everything from school runs, feeding, bedtime, bottom wiping, etc, as well as the adventures, exercise, and supplies of gold coins?
I am sure there are many single Gdd's as well as fathers who act as mummies to their charges, but I wonder how far gender roll sharing and swapping has got, particularly with us older ones.
I would describe self in that category - my wife runs the washing machine as well as major medical stuff, and lots of support and advice, but I do most of the rest.
My experience throws up many unique issues, particularly with self confidence, as we have no gender history in the field to fall back on.
I would love to hear from other grandads what they actually do, their roll with their GC.
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