Let’s face it, whether it’s choice or circumstance, everyone who has a child is not always ready to be a parent. These situations will often arise because the parent is very young themselves. In other situations, the parent is serving in the military or has a job that has taken them far away from a support system. An altogether different scenario is because the parent is struggling with substance use issues or criminality.
Whatever the case may be, well-meaning grandparents and extended family members want to ensure the safety and well-being of their minor loved ones.