The Faith-Filled Grandmother: Promises, Prayers & Practical Advice for Today

The Faith-Filled Grandmother: Promises, Prayers & Practical Advice for Today

by Teresa Kindred


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A prayerful guidebook and spiritual resource for the modern-day Nana

Grandmothers, with their lifetime of experience, have more wisdom than anyone since Solomon. Nanas, simply put, have a hotline to God! But how can she fulfill her role as a godly grandma today? The modern-day grandmother faces challenges that were unheard of a few decades ago, with the Internet at our fingertips, daily advances in technology, and evolving family structures and traditions. How can she leave her spiritual legacy as mentor and counselor?

The Faith-Filled Grandmother provides a spiritual blueprint to help reverse, or at best mitigate, the impact of a transient society, fragmented families, and strained relationships, all while sustaining godly Christian traditions that many say is lacking in today’s families. Writing with grace, humor, and insight, Teresa Kindred tackles Nana’s modern-day hopes and fears and provides strategies to handle topics like:

  • Being a long-distance grandparent
  • Navigating difficult relationships with adult children
  • Keeping your children spiritually focused in a material world
  • The physical challenges of being a grandmother
  • Raising your grandchildren as a primary caregiver
  • Multigenerational families under the same roof
  • And more!
With accompanying scriptures, devotions, and prayers, The Faith-Filled Grandmother will inspire, empower, and relay God’s promises to a new generation of grandmothers—from fearful first-time nanas to seasoned grandmothers—as well as new parents and women’s ministry pastors. A grandmother’s wisdom will never go out of fashion!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781680994292
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date: 04/02/2019
Pages: 184
Sales rank: 259,079
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Teresa Kindred is the founder of the blog NanaHood, which provides a community for its 39,000 grandparent followers and has been listed among GRAND magazine’s best sites for grandparents five years in a row. She is the author of Mom PhD, A Mother's Prayer, Mozart for a Mother's Soul, and a collection of Precious Moments™ Books. She and her husband Bill have been married for thirty-eight years, with five children and six grandchildren. She lives in Summer Shade, Kentucky.

Table of Contents

Introduction vii

Chapter 1 Grandparent Building Blocks 1

Chapter 2 The Long-Distance Grandparent 21

Chapter 3 The Grandmother Who Spoils 31

Chapter 4 Keeping Children Spiritually Focused in a Material World 45

Chapter 5 Grandmothers Who Worry 63

Chapter 6 Grandmothers Who Raise Their Grandchildren 79

Chapter 7 Grandparents Who Aren't Allowed to See Their Grandchildren 107

Chapter 8 Grandmothers Who Grieve 133

Chapter 9 The Physical Challenges of Being a Grandmother 147

Chapter 10 Multigenerational Families under the Same Roof 159

Final Thoughts 169

Acknowledgments 173

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