Grandparents Barbara and Clive Walshaw have been shielding since March and unable to cuddle their grandchildren.
Kate was speaking on Happy Mum, Happy Baby with Giovanna Fletcher – in her first ever podcast interview.
A grandmother has gone online to ask if she's being unreasonable to expect her daughter to pay her for looking after her grandson.
A mum has divided the Internet after calling out her in-laws for treating her daughter differently to their biological grandchildren
Scammers have been reviving an old trick - and applying a new level of sophistication. They are using it to target generous grandparents and steal their hard-earned cash. So how can you spot this scam, and keep yourself safe? See also: Pension
Lauren Blank’s grandfather wrote about all the days they spent together from when she was 2 to 5. If you had the pleasure of growing up with a loving grandfather, this story will have you reaching for the tissues. Texas teen Lauren Blank was gifted with a series of journals from her grandpa, who wrote down a daily account of their times together from the time she was 2 until she was 5, on her 16th birthday last week.
Research has revealed that nine out of ten grandparents have given cash and loans to their grandchildren in the past two years. And this isn't just a book token at Christmas: they are helping out with major purchases like cars and
A ten-year-old boy from Dokka, Norway, stole his parents' car so he and his 18-month-old sister could drive to visit their
Grandparents should be entitled to take unpaid leave from work because of the growing numbers looking after their grandchildren, a new report has urged. Research for the TUC showed that almost three out of five grandparents provided regular
Robert Kradin/AP/Press Association Images Your retirement was supposed to be one long round of golf and G&T, but life just isn't like that any more. Between the childcare, the school runs, popping in to mow the lawn for the
A third of grandparents are looking after their grandchildren more than three times a week during the summer holidays, a survey has suggested. More than half of retired grandparents (57%) plan to look after their grandchildren over the holidays
Next-generation grandparents could be run off their feet juggling work with childcare, according to a new report. Even great-grandparents could be helping out with looking after children in 25 years' time, said the report by holiday
Nearly a quarter of grandparents with adult grandchildren are helping to support them financially, a study has found. Some 24% of grandparents questioned said they are dipping into their savings or using credit cards, overdrafts or even payday
Almost half of grandparents are worried about the cost of Christmas, a survey has found. The research, conducted by grandparents' social networking site Gransnet, found 48% of those questioned were concerned about how much Christmas would