In this Aug. 7, 2011 photo, Nina Shelanski, 11, and her grandfather, Jerry Schwartz, enjoy a quiet moment during a family sailing trip in Blaine, Wash. Schwartz has cared for his grand

 

              In this Aug. 7, 2011 photo, Nina Shelanski, 11, and her grandfather, Jerry Schwartz, enjoy a quiet moment during a family sailing trip in Blaine, Wash.  Schwartz has cared for his grand
In this Aug. 7, 2011 photo, Nina Shelanski, 11, and her grandfather, Jerry Schwartz, enjoy a quiet moment during a family sailing trip in Blaine, Wash. Schwartz has cared for his granddaughter while her parents took a rare vacation without her, but it can be challenging for couples looking to get away without their children to line up help from relatives or sitters. (AP Photo/Karen Schwartz)