Unconditional Love

Unconditional Love

A Guide to Navigating the Joys and Challenges of Being A Grandparent Today

Book - 2018 | First edition.
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A meditation on the joys of grandparenthood shares practical suggestions for making the most of a grandparent-grandchild relationship, building trust, knowing when and when not to get involved, and managing long-distance challenges.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers,, [2018]
©2018
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780062427168
Characteristics: x, 226 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: Stardust
Part I. The family grows
Grandparent prep: what to do before the baby comes
When everything changes: the shift of power
Part II. The intangibles
Nurturing the moral imagination
The more they know, the taller they grow: the impact of family stories
Our fountain of youth
Part III. Real issues, real solutions
Love and sacrifice: custodial grandparents
Staying close while living far away
Who gets what and when?
Part IV. Growing up, growing old
The short goodbye: taming teenage grandkids
The gloaming
Epilogue: "Grandma, I'll always visit you"
Summary: A meditation on the joys of grandparenthood shares practical suggestions for making the most of a grandparent-grandchild relationship, building trust, knowing when and when not to get involved, and managing long-distance challenges.

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With the arrival of a new granddaughter, I found this book beautifully written and so insightful from many different perspectives. I would recommend this book to all grandparents and even some parents. -Robin @ PCPL

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