grandparenting

noun
grand·​par·​ent·​ing | \ ˈgran(d)-ˌper-ən-tiŋ How to pronounce grandparenting (audio) \

Definition of grandparenting

: the activity of being a grandparent : participation in the life of one's grandchild as a grandparent … the nature of modern grandparenting has received relatively scant scholarly attention.— Maggie Scarf "We've got magazines on everything from walking to jogging to fly-fishing to grandparenting," says Marvin M. Gropp, vice president of the Magazine Publishers Association.— David Brock

First Known Use of grandparenting

1964, in the meaning defined above

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“Grandparenting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grandparenting. Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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