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So Now You're a Grandparent
     

So Now You're a Grandparent

by Kim Oates, Nik Scott (Illustrator)
 

After having your own children, becoming a grandparent is one of life's most exciting challenges. In the first Australian book of its type, renowned paediatrician and child advocate Dr Kim Oates, the former Chief Executive of the Children's Hospital at Westmead, explains how to negotiate the transition from parent to doting grandmother or grandfather.

So Now

Overview

After having your own children, becoming a grandparent is one of life's most exciting challenges. In the first Australian book of its type, renowned paediatrician and child advocate Dr Kim Oates, the former Chief Executive of the Children's Hospital at Westmead, explains how to negotiate the transition from parent to doting grandmother or grandfather.

So Now You're A Grandparent contains helpful suggestions on how to entertain grandchildren, ideas for outings, gifts and giving, safety advice and making preparations for overnight and longer stays; as well as more serious issues such as emergency situations, separation and divorce, and the death of a family member. With grandparents living longer, the book also includes invaluable advice on how people can maintain a healthy lifestyle so that they can keep up with their grandchildren.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780731813056
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Australia
Publication date:
10/30/2007
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
9.25(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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Meet the Author

Dr Kim Oates is currently Emeritus Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Sydney, where he is involved in reviewing the postgraduate medical curriculum. He trained as a paediatrician and spent most of his professional life at The Children's Hospital at Westmead, where he had many roles, including the hospital's Chief Executive for eight years, before retiring last year. Dr Oates has eight grandchildren aged between eight weeks and nine years.

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