Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Expanding Your View

Book Cover, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Expanding Your View

Numbers of grandparents caring for grandchildren continue to increase. Circumstances may vary, but grandparents often share similar challenges and unique strengths. Using this book encourages grandparent caregivers to expand their views about their not-so-new role through: • Short readings • Creative activities • Relevant examples • Personal reflections This fast paced resource provides a weekly… More Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Expanding Your View

Grandparents Returning to Parenthood: A Parent’s Recovery Story from Pain to Peace: a Supportive Guide for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren and Parents of Adult Addicts

In this Inspirational story, the author gives the reader an inside look into the many years of misery she experienced by her daughter’s drug addictions. Through it all, she was able to find peace and reveals how she was able to recover. Recovery from pain to peace. She was not only was dealing with her… More Grandparents Returning to Parenthood: A Parent’s Recovery Story from Pain to Peace: a Supportive Guide for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren and Parents of Adult Addicts

Sometimes It’s Grandmas and Grandpas: Not Mommies and Daddies

This book shares a child’s experience living with and being cared for by grandparents through the eyes of a cheerful and delightful little girl. Uplifting watercolor illustrations give extra warmth to this caring and loving story. Poignant moments expressing the child’s curiosity and questions give way to comforting and playful exchanges at home with Nonnie… More Sometimes It’s Grandmas and Grandpas: Not Mommies and Daddies

Raising Children of Alcoholics & Drug Users

A practical parenting guide for grandparents raising grandkids (as well as aunts, uncles, greats, and ‘ex’s’) when one, or both, birthparents struggle with alcohol and/or drug abuse. A frank discussion of legal issues such as adoption/guardianship/financial support, as well as school enrollment, counseling, and keeping kids safe.  Extensive suggestions for helping children and teens deal… More Raising Children of Alcoholics & Drug Users

Sleep and Your Special Needs Child

Sleep is vital for children’s health, mood, behavior, and learning ability. Research shows that children with additional needs are more likely to have sleep disorders than typically developing children, and that without intervention these problems will persist. Here, a successful sleep practitioner and a health writer share their own experiences, those of other sleep experts,… More Sleep and Your Special Needs Child