Skip-generation family

Discussion in 'English Only' started by Hotmale, Dec 21, 2010.

  1. Hotmale

    Hotmale Senior Member

    Hello :)

    I'm wondering whether "a skip-generation family" is a common name for a family where grandparents raise their grandchildren (without parents).

    Thank you
  2. Loob

    Loob Senior Member

    English UK
    Hello Hotmale

    I don't think I've ever heard "skip-generation family".

    Where did you come across it?
  3. Hotmale

    Hotmale Senior Member

    Hi Loob :)

    I've come across this term on the internet while I was searching for some information about the types of familes, eg. extended or nuclear.

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