Nuclear family ‘no longer the norm’
"Because people are having children later and because there is more divorce and separation, what is happening is that people draw on resources from right across the family and their families can be more involved."
- Dr Katherine Rake
Children are increasingly likely to be raised by relatives other than their parents, a government-funded parent group has stated.
According to the Grandparents' Association, 82% of children receive some form of care from grandparents.