Absentee Grandparents: Is It Ever Okay?

In a situation when a parent decides not to be involved in a child’s life, what role (and what responsibility) do grandparents have?  A post by one of my favorite bloggers got me thinking about that question. Christine Coppa has been sharing her life on the internet since shortly before her son was born about five years ago.  Her first blog, on glamour.com, was called “Knocked Up,” a title that appropriately captured her personal story: Chrissi was 26 and had …