One of the world’s most influential and loved authors of educational children’s books, Dr. Sol Gordon has created an uplifting book for young people age four and older who are curious about just what it means to be part of a family. Some children, he explains, live with both parents, while others live with one… More All Families Are Different
Not many resources examine how autism affects grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins. Yet, they are all affected by this disorder, too! Follow Dr Raun Melmed, Developmental Pediatrician, and Maria Wheeler, M.Ed., as they examine the complex relationships that develop, and are changed by an autism diagnosis in the family.
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… More Grandparents As Parents: A Survival Guide For Raising A Second Family (2nd Edition)
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
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
Karen’s love story of raising her young granddaughters for several years, letting them capture her heart, her life, and her soul, and then having to give them back – resulting in a painful, yet spiritual journey of love, healing, and reunion. Along with her story, she includes suggestions on the “how’s, what’s and why’s” one… More I Love You from the Edges: Lessons from Raising Grandchildren
Dr. Thompson discusses how to cope with the initial diagnosis of a neuromuscular disorder and then suggests ways to get beyond the shock, numbness, and anger that may occur. She describes each of the principal diseases giving the history, signs and symptoms, the usual course, outcome, genetics, and any possible treatments. Subsequent chapters offer advice… More Raising A Child With A Neuromuscular Disorder: A Guide For Parents, Grandparents, Friends, and Professionals
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
Explores the children’s children explores the challenges, hardships, and rewards faced by Grandparents parenting their grandchildren. Covers issues like when grandparents don’t agree, integrating birth parents, guardianship, adoption etc….
Robert moves in with his Grandparents following the divorce of his parents. He initially feels uncomfortable with his Grandmother attending open house at school, but realizes he isn’t the only one living with his Grandparents and how he is lucky.
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
Provides a nice overview of different types of childcare, early childhood education programs, Head start, before and after school care.
Provides a nice overview of eligibility for and types of basic nutrition programs – from food stamps, to WIC, to school breakfast and lunch programs, summer food service programs and child and adult care food programs.
Provides a nice overview of medicaid and children’s health insurance programs. Addresses the questions which may come up as a Grandparent applying for insurance for a grandchild.
Provides a nice overview of available services for children who have special healthcare needs. Provides a brief overview of just about everything – from where to get help, to how to get an evaluation, to who does what and who pays for it!
This is a fun, fact filled volume that taps America’s top Grand parenting experts and the boomer Nanas and Papas deliver advice. It also includes delightful lists such as items from the boomer’s childhood that the grandkids will probably never see.
Grandparents of children with special needs, unlike parents and teachers, don’t always have the facts they need to understand their grandchild. This special resource offers grandparents the information they need to realize the valuable role they play in the lives of their grandchild, giving advice on how they can offer support to better their grandchild’s… More Understanding Your Special Needs Grandchild: A Grandparent’s Guide