So, You're Raising Your Grandkids: Tested Tips, Research, & Real-Life Stories to Make Your Life Easier

So, You're Raising Your Grandkids: Tested Tips, Research, & Real-Life Stories to Make Your Life Easier

by Harriet Hodgson MA

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Overview

According to the US Census Bureau, more than 10% of all grandparents in the nation are raising their grandkids, and the number is going up.

You may be one of these grandparents and it's a role you never expected. Willing as you are to assume this role, you have some questions. How will I find the energy for this? Is my grandchild normal? What if I "blow it?" Each day, you look for ways to make life easier.

Help has arrived. This inspiring self-help book for grandparents raising grandchildren will:

•Help ease your worries and guilt

•Offer tips for creating a grandfamily

•Give methods for improving grandparent-grandchild communication

•Suggest ideas for how you can connect with your grandchild's school

•Provide child development information

•Recommend approaches to help your grandchild set goals

•Stress the importance of having fun together

•Offer ideas of how to foster your grandchild's hopes and dreams.

So, You're Raising Your Grandkids blends Harriet Hodgson's unbelievable grandparenting story with recent research and findings. It comes from her 21 years of caregiving experience, including seven years of raising her twin grandkids. Each chapter ends with What Works, proven tips for grandparents raising grandkids. At the end, you'll cheer for all the loving grandparents—including you—who are putting grandchildren first.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"If you need reliable help in raising your grandchildren—this book could save your life! Written from the heart, it contains expert advice on helping grandchildren meet life's unexpected twists and turns. Highly recommended." —Robert L. Veninga, PhD, author, A Gift of Hope: How We Survive Our Tragedies


"As with all of her writing, this understandable and easy-to-read contribution from Harriet Hodgson—bereaved mom, prolific author, and devoted grandmother—is wonderful! Her book is straightforward, practical and informative, and highly recommended for grandparents who unexpectedly find themselves in a parenting role." —Marty Tousley


"Written from the heart, [this book] contains expert advice on helping grandchildren meet life's unexpected twists and turns. Highly recommended." —Robert L. Veninga, PhD, author, A Gift of Hope: How We Survive Our Tragedies


"Book Excellence Award Finalist" —https://bookexcellenceawards.com/2018-Finalists-c29486566?offset=90


On So, You're Raising Your Grandkids!: "Harriet Hodgson is a force. Don't miss this timely book about a group with quiet power."—Neil Chethik, author of Father Loss and the Executive Director of the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781608081899
Publisher: Boutique of Quality Books
Publication date: 05/01/2018
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 17.10(h) x 0.60(d)

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