The Grandparent Guide

The Grandparent Guide

The Definitive Guide to Coping With the Challenges of Modern Grandparenting

Book - 2002
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The Grandparent Guide is a reference book, a guide, and an education for grandparents. Covering topics from grandparent roles to the grandparent-grandchild bond to contemporary issues that grandparents face, this unique and comprehensive book can be read cover-to-cover or as needed. For instance, Emma, a 50-year-old Polish-American grandmother-to-be, wondered, My son and his wife are adopting a Vietnamese girl. I don't know if I can relate to a Vietnamese grandchild. Can I be a good grandmother to this baby? Emma and similar grandparents can refer to the adoption section of the book. Moving to a city miles away? Read the chapter on Long Distance Grandparenting. In each section, Dr. Kornhaber speaks to the reader directly and accessibly in a warm, witty voice. His book is filled with practical as well as anecdotal information that grandparents can apply immediately in their personal lives. Arthur Kornhaber -- referred to by Tom Brokaw as the Dr. Spock of grandparenting -- is considered the foremost expert on grandparenting and is called on regularly for media appearances. (He appeared on Today eight times last year.) Also, he is very active on various websites. His own websi
Publisher: Chicago : Contemporary Books, c2002
ISBN: 9780071383110
Branch Call Number: 306.8745 KORNHABER
306.8745 KORNHABER
Characteristics: xx, 427 p., paper ; 24 cm


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