A unique book for grandmothers with in-depth look at the thoughts, feelings, and experiences of grandmothers today, based on more than 80 interviews, with information, tips, and advice about the challenges and joys—both contemporary and timeless.
“Know someone expecting a grandbaby? By birth or adoption or marriage and stepfamily? THIS is the book to give! Softer than ‘advice,’ filled with information and ‘try this’ suggestions, this book speaks from the hearts of the many people interviewed and straight to yours…”
— author of Reinventing Motherhood
“Grandmothering is like the perfect grandmother, wise, comforting, and filled with practical advice and acceptance. I loved this book and found it hard to put it down … ”
— M.D., author of The Holistic Pediatrician.
“ … As a grandmother of 13 years, I learned a lot from the many sweet and some painful stories…”
— author of Wisdom for Separated Parents
"Finally! A wise, deliciously readable, and thoroughly contemporary book for grandmothers … ”
— author of Born to Buy: The Commercialized Child
“We will be adding Grandmothering to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Work-Life Library immediately …”
— MA, Director and Rae Simpson, PhD, former Parenting Program Director, MIT’s Work-Life Center