The Sacred Work Of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

The Sacred Work Of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

by Elaine K. Williams
5.0 2


View All Available Formats & Editions
Eligible for FREE SHIPPING
  • Get it by Thursday, October 26 , Order now and choose Expedited Delivery during checkout.


The Sacred Work Of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren by Elaine K. Williams

You are not alone if you are one of the staggering numbers of grandparents who are raising their grandchildren! Are you confused by the generational gaps, challenging communications, and tough questions like, "Why are my parents so old? Why is my father in jail? Why doesn't my mother show up to visit when she promised?"

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781452536750
Publisher: Balboa Press
Publication date: 08/08/2011
Pages: 228
Sales rank: 1,214,114
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews

The Sacred Work of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
InspiringCoach More than 1 year ago
I waited five long years for this author to complete her interviews, field research, and then compile the best stories, statistics, practical advice and new knowledge of what grandparents who have become parents late in life need to know. I was not disappointed. In fact, I recommend this book for all grandparents, those raising their grandchildren and those not, in order to fully understand the legal and social battles grandparents must fight on behalf of themselves and their two generations of children. Moreover, we must develop compassion for families facing tough choices across generations while they deal with their loss and grief, adaptation to generational differences, and just finding honest communication styles. Never before has one author called for true authentic, non-judgmental review of today's families and reminds us to ask ourselves how can we help or contribute. The book is well-done, easy to read, and I highly recommend it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago