Be the Best Grandparent: Teach Yourself 2010
Is this the right book for me?Be the Best Grandparent gives practical advice and plenty of suggestions for fun activities to do with your grandchildren, whether you are far apart and see them infrequently or if you regularly see them. It also offers support and help for grandparents with caring responsibilities or family conflicts which prevent them from contact. Written on behalf of the UK's leading Grandparenting charity, the book shows a new grandparent how they can support the growth of their grandchild, with advice on behaviour and discipline, and guidance on how to be involved and supportive without interfering.
Be the Best Grandparent includes:Chapter 1: Family life with a baby on the wayChapter 2: Support during pregnancy and adoptionChapter 3: Grandparents and the newbornChapter 4: Grandparents and childcareChapter 5: Feeding your grandchildChapter 6: Money mattersChapter 7: Long-distance grandparentingChapter 8: Having fun with your grandchildChapter 9: Helping your grandchildren to learn and communicateChapter 10: Disability within the familyChapter 11: In times of troubleChapter 12: Stepchildren in the familyChapter 13: Maintaining visits to grandchildrenChapter 14: Grandchildren living with grandparentsChapter 15: Grandparents and teenagersLearn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and added features:Not got much time?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.Author insightsLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors' many years of experience.Test yourselfTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.Extend your knowledgeExtra online articles to give you a richer understanding of building your role as a grandparent.Things to rememberQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.