Grandparents & Grandchildren - Different Times, Different Places   Different Ages, Different Faces

A living bereavement: When Esther Rantzen spoke up for couples denied access to their grandchildren, she triggered a flood of heart rending stories revealing the agony of family breakdown's forgotten victims

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Grandpa Werner and Grandma Anneliese

Grandma Nikki and Grandpa George.
(Photo with bear courtesy of Markus Grieb)
Parents who deliberately starve children of love face jail under new 'Cinderella Law' (The Telegraph, March 2014) Changes to the child neglect laws will make 'emotional cruelty' a crime for the first time, alongside physical or sexual abuse. Should this include situations where grandparents and grandchildren are prevented from having contact with each other? Let us know what you think.


Grandma Anneliese, Kerry, Nikki, Grandpa Werner and Darrell


The World of Nikki van der Zyl