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COVID-19 Pandemic Sheds Light on the Importance of Grandparents and Extended Family

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The need to shelter in place has taught us a lot about ourselves and our families, especially the importance of grandparents. Perhaps one of the most important things it has taught us is that dependence on extended family isn’t a bad thing. In fact, once some semblance of normalcy returns, the commitment to strengthen these family ties is likely to occur.

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Pandemic Proves How Much We All Need Extended Families

https://www.fredericksburg.com/opinion/commentary-pandemic-proves-how-much-we-all-need-extended-families/article_fa2dbb1c-41ab-56f5-8572-599b7d1d987c.html

It isn’t difficult to see the vital role that healthy families play at this time. And in many cases, large, extended and curated families working together have a better chance of weathering this crisis and its aftermath.

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Far Apart but Closer Than Ever: How the Coronavirus is Helping Extended Families Connect

https://www.deseret.com/indepth/2020/4/12/21200157/coronavirus-utah-covid-19-family-zoom-group-video-call-apple-facetime-technology

One silver lining to the coronavirus is that it provides people with an opportunity to rededicate themselves to the relationships that matter most. Though the words are communicated virtually, the affection is just as real.

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Creative Alternatives to Family Gatherings During COVID-19

https://www.verywellfamily.com/creative-alternatives-to-family-gatherings-during-covid-19-4801743

In one sense, the circumstances of COVID-19 have made family get-togethers difficult – if not impossible. But in another sense, due to technology, connecting with loved ones has never been easier. 


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