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BYU Study: 'Grandparents matter' and can be a positive influence

Whether it is sitting around the dining room table, watching a Saturday morning soccer game or video chatting via the Internet, the presence of grandparents in a child's life seems to have huge benefits according to a recent study out of Brigham Young University.

Jeremy Yorgason, lead author of the study and professor at BYU, called the study results significant. "Grandparents influence children in minor, yet important ways. … The influence of parents is very strong, yet above and beyond that, grandparents matter."

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