Skip to content

Harrington Meyer comments on intensive grandparenting in NY Times

July 24, 2019

The New York Times

Madonna Harrington Meyer headshot

Madonna Harrington Meyer

"My mom told the seven of us to go outside and play," University Professor Madonna Harrington Meyer recalled. "Today’s mom says, ‘Get in the van and I’ll drive you from Spanish camp to violin lessons.’ The idea is to cultivate your child, give them every possible advantage, and it clearly spills over to the intensification of grandparenting." Harrington Meyer was interviewed for the New York Times article "When Grandparents Help Hold It All Together." 07/24/19

Communications and Media Relations Office
200 Eggers Hall