Grandparents as Parents, Second Edition: A Survival Guide for Raising a Second Family (Paperback)
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Grandparents as Parents, Second Edition: A Survival Guide for Raising a Second Family (Paperback)

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Paperback 331 Pages
Published: 18/07/2013
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If you're among the millions of grandparents raising grandchildren today, you need information, support, and practical guidance you can count on to keep your family strong. This is the book for you. Learn effective strategies to help you cope with the stresses of parenting the second time around, care for vulnerable grandkids and set boundaries with their often-troubled parents, and navigate the maze of government aid, court proceedings, and special education. Wise, honest, moving stories show how numerous other grandparents are surviving and thriving in their new roles. Updated throughout, and reflecting current laws and policies affecting families, the second edition features new discussions of kids' technology use and other timely issues.

Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 9781462509157
Number of pages: 331
Weight: 462 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm


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An invaluable toolkit for grandfamilies--practical and insightful. The book skillfully navigates the difficult terrain that new and experienced caregivers face. Sylvie de Toledo is a pioneer working on behalf of these families. The second edition shows that her passion and commitment haven't diminished, and presents policy changes and resources that grandparents should know about.--Donna M. Butts, Executive Director, Generations UnitedWith compassion, clarity, and wisdom, this book provides indispensable advice. The authors recognize the extraordinary challenges that grandparents confront in approaching parenthood for a second and unexpected time. Grandparents as Parents is a 'must read' that will benefit the whole family.--Andrew Bridge, Executive Director, Child Welfare Initiative; author of Hope's Boy: A Memoir - This is a reference book, a character-builder, a challenge and a friend. --Seniors Today, 6/17/2013ƒƒ Recommended. --Library Journal, 6/17/2013

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