Becoming a grandmother is both exciting and challenging. In this book, 27 women describe – in their own words – how they responded to the many new pleasures and demands of being a grandmother. You will read about how their new role changed the texture of their lives, their family relationships and their sense of themselves.
Whether you find that being a grandmother is a source of great joy – or of some pain due to sheer distance or family problems – it will speak to you. And you will gain many good ideas about how to do the best for both your adult children and your grandchildren.
Note to parents of babies or young children – an excellent and original present for new and experienced grandmothers alike.
Glenmore Press, 2017
“A book to warm your heart about being a grandparent. And one to reassure you that you’re not alone when you experience new relationships and complex family patterns.”
Virginia Ironside, agony aunt and novelist
“Confirms, in a direct and delightful way, just how special the grandmother-grandchild relationship is….Very interesting and heart-warming.”
Jane Fearnley-Whittingstall, author of The Good Granny Guide
A podcast about Celebrating Grandmothers:
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29 November 2017