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Extreme Grandparenting

Author : Tim Kimmel
ISBN : 1604828951
Genre : Religion
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Grandparents have a vital role in the lives of their grandchildren, not only as a mentor and loving family member, but as a spiritual rock during the hard times. Extreme Grandparenting helps readers understand how to make the most of the new role of grandparent and how to grow the next generation for greatness.


Author : Susan Moore
ISBN : 9781317265863
File Size : 80. 27 MB
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Grandparenting: Contemporary Perspectives is one of the first books of its kind to offer a dedicated account of the social and psychological research on this important life stage. Reflecting the contemporary positive approach to ageing, it covers many of the issues that impact the grandparent experience today, such as care-giving and changing family structures, to reveal the health and wellbeing benefits of the grandparent role. It examines biological, psychological, social/ familial, gender, cultural and economic dimensions to map out the current landscape in this emerging field. Moore and Rosenthal draw on quantitative and qualitative, experimental, survey, observation and case study research, including unique data on grandfathers. They examine how people respond to the challenges and possibilities of grandparenting, and how this influences intergenerational relationships and adapting to growing older. The book provides a comprehensive, up-to-date evidence base for students in health, sociology and psychology and those interested in gerontology and the lifespan.

Becoming Grandma

Author : Lesley Stahl
ISBN : 9780399185823
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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After four decades as a reporter, Lesley Stahl's most vivid and transformative experience of her life was not covering the White House, interviewing heads of state, or researching stories at 60 Minutes. It was becoming a grandmother. She was hit with a jolt of joy so intense and unexpected, she wanted to investigate it as though it were a news flash, interviewing friends like Whoopi Goldberg, colleagues like Diane Sawyer (and grandfathers, including Tom Brokaw), as well as the proverbial woman next door. Along with these personal accounts, Stahl speaks with scientists and doctors about physiological changes that occur in women when they have grandchildren; anthropologists about why there are grandmothers, in evolutionary terms; and psychiatrists about the therapeutic effects of grandchildren on both grandmothers and grandfathers. In an era when baby boomers are becoming grandparents in droves and when young parents need all the help they can get raising their children, Stahl's book is a timely and affecting read that redefines a cherished relationship.

Creative Grandparenting

Author : Jerry Schreur
ISBN : 9781572938700
Genre : Religion
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Loving grandparents Jerry and Judy Schreur offer creative and sound ways for grandparents to be involved with their grandchildren at every stage of their lives and circumstances - the good times as well as the tough times. Based on the authors' practical exerience, soid rinciples of child development, and anchored in biblical truth, this unique resoure will be welcomed by all grandparents who want to be a positive, caring presence in their grandchildren's lives. Whether it's the wonder years (preschool), the exploration years (elementary school age), the "in transition" years (adolescence), or the "on their own" years (young adults), grandparents can enrich the lives of their grandchildren...and enrich their own lives as well. Readers will be inspired to begin right now to build memories and to pass on their own legacy of fun and faith.

Godly Grandparenting

Author : Ben E. Dickerson
ISBN : 9780979017483
Genre : Religion
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Godly Grandparenting is a comprehensive, spiritual and practical resource for today's Christian grandparentsthe most complete and up to date book on the subject!

Contemporary Grandparenting

Author : Sara Arber
ISBN : 9781847429674
Genre : Social Science
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With rampant changes to family structures over the past decades, grandparenting has gained new and profound social and economic significance. Despite its importance, however, grandparenting's many dimensions are still poorly understood. Contemporary Grandparenting provides a much-needed corrective to this. The first book to take a sociological approach to the new roles grandparents have, it combines new theories with up-to-date empirical findings in an effort to document the changing nature--across the globe-- of these important family members. Taking up this unprecedented task, the contributors here analyze how grandparenting changes under different welfare states and within different cultural contexts. It examines a range of specific topics, such as the breakdown of the nuclear family and the gender roles of grandfathers. Sensitive to the conflicting norms and expectations grandparents face, this book shows how they can act to forge new identities within today's powerful societal and cultural constraints

The Really Useful Grandparents Book

Author : Eleo Gordon
ISBN : 9780767932554
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 85. 55 MB
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Flaps: Are you eager to spend time with your grandchildren, but anxious about what to do with them? The Really Useful Grandparents’ Book is the perfect solution. It’s a book that you can share with your grandchildren to discover the activities that will bring you closer and entertain you both all afternoon. Packed with information on the kinds of things a child will want to learn about from the world’s most dangerous animals to Mount Everest, from Alexander the Great to Henry VIII, this book will make learning fun and engaging. Is your grandchild more interested in hands-on activities? Learn how to play games and pick up hobbies that will have them all tuckered out by the time their mom comes to pick them up at night. Maybe you’ll plant a garden or play rugby, learn how to cross-stitch or play chess, write a rap or a poem, make a curiosity box, build a campfire, create a special playlist on your iPod and many other fun things which will truly enhance your relationship with your grandchild and leave both of you the richer for it. TONY LACEY has worked as an editor at Penguin for thirty years. He has two grown-up children, as well as two granddaughters and a grandson. ELEO GORDON also works in publishing. Her parents lived abroad and as a child she spent most of her holidays with her grandparents. Her grandfather was American and her grandmother Cuban and they met in New York and later settled in England. Back Cover: All grandparents are eager to spend meaningful time with their grandchildren but so often they are held back by the generation gap and aren't sure what they can do together that will be fun for everyone. Now, grandparents can stop being anxious about planning special time with their grandchildren and get involved the way they've always wanted. Whether they're looking for an activity or some impressive trivia it's all right here in this book. Some of the great ideas include: Learning and performing card tricks Starting a stamp collection Making a scrapbook Camping out in the backyard Playing chess Making Origami Having a Treasure Hunt and Making pancakes or baking meringues The Really Useful Grandparents’ Book includes simple directions and illustrations for all these activities plus a lot more. And on top of all the games and projects, it includes fun and educational conversation-starters ranging from every possible natural disaster to the gods and goddesses of Ancient Greece. This is the perfect book for any grandparent who knows just how special it is to bond with his or her grandchild and is looking for ways to enhance and improve that relationship for years to come.

The Modern Grandparent S Handbook

Author : Georgia Witkin
ISBN : 9781101559642
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 81. 49 MB
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Grandparents today are healthier, more active, and more youthful and young at heart than their predecessors. Dr. Georgia Witkin, senior editor of, draws on her experience as a psychiatry professor, therapist, and grandparent to help readers be the best grandparent they can be. They'll learn: How to connect with their grandchild-online and off How to contribute to their grandchild's emotional development and boost their IQ The secret hidden stresses of being a grandparent- and how to deal with them The three things they should never say to their son- or daughter-in-laws And more!

Preparing My Heart For Grandparenting

Author : Lydia Harrie
ISBN : 0899570135
Genre : Family & Relationships
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"Preparing My heart for Grandparenting" provides six weeks of Bible study lessons to help grandparents and those who are about to be grandparents.

The Grandparent Book

Author : Amy Krouse Rosenthal
ISBN : 0307453103
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 62. 64 MB
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This unique keepsake makes it easy and fun for grandparents to share their stories with their grandchildren. The Grandparent Book is organized into sections, each devoted to a stage of life: childhood, teenhood, adulthood, and (best of all) GRANDHOOD! With prompts for collecting grand memories and pages for grandparents and grandkids to fill out together, this journal is a great fuss-free way to bring generations together.

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