Grandmothering by Becky Sarah

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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.

What people are saying...

“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…”

Barbara Katz Rothman, 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 … ”

Kathi Kemper, 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…”

Judy Osborne, author of Wisdom for Separated Parents

"Finally! A wise, deliciously readable, and thoroughly contemporary book for grandmothers … ”

Juliet Schor, author of Born to Buy: The Commercialized Child

“We will be adding Grandmothering to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Work-Life Library immediately …”

Kathy Simons, MA, Director and Rae Simpson, PhD, former Parenting Program Director, MIT’s Work-Life Center

“Are you a new grandmother? Then this magnificent book is for you! Filled with honest truths, brilliant insights and practical advice, Becky Sarah has done a great service to all grandmothers and the families they love.”

Harvey Karp, MD, author of "The Happiest Baby
on the Block"

“…A rich and valuable resource, full of illuminating stories and creative ideas… respectful of both our adult children’s needs and our own.”

Myla Kabat-Zinn, co-author of "Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting"