The Joyous Gift of Grandparenting: 101 Practical Ideas & Meaningful Activities to Share Your Love (Paperback)
101 Practical Ideas & Meaningful Activities to Share Your Love
Hatherleigh Press, 9781578262670, 272pp.
Publication Date: April 1, 2008
This book is the ideal gift for new grandparents.
Whether they see their grandchildren once a month, once a week, or are their primary caregiver, all grandparents agree: today’s world can be hectic. It’s difficult to plan activities that can nurture their grandchildren and strengthen family bonds while still making those loving, lasting memories.
The Joyous Gift of Grandparenting helps grandparents inspire their grandchildren’s imaginations, open their minds to new ideas and concepts, and help develop their social skills.
Accompanied by conversation starters, fun facts, and a personal anecdote from the authors, activities included are suitable for all ages and various periods of time, and tips are paired with every activity, discussing grandparent-specific problems, such as:
• the challenges of maintaining a relationship over long distances
• navigating parenting conflicts between grandparents and parents
• helping grandchildren cope with their parents’ divorce
Whether they are on a fixed income or want to spoil the kids, have an hour or a week to plan, this helpful guide will assist the cool grandparent find activities that are both meaningful and enjoyable–for them as well as for the grandkids.
About the Author
Robin Hewitt coordinates the behind-the-scenes tasks of research for each writing project, compiling the Fun Facts, Asides, Tips, and other features. Robin considers being a grandmother the greatest gift of her life.