Be the best grandparent you can be - in just one hour.
'If you have children, buy this book for your parents now. If you are a grandparent, don't go near your grandchildren until you have read it!' - Rosemary Conley
There are many different kinds of grandparents - tired-out or over-eager, super-involved or unsure how to help, unwilling or ever-ready. In this simple book Rob Parsons will help you reach the common aspiration: to be the best grandparent that you can possibly be.
It includes advice on topics such as:
- the baby stage: helping out without interfering;
- how to help your own children find their way as parents;
- loving your grandchildren without spoiling them;
- when to intervene, and when to keep out of it;
- finding your place within a blended family;
- and becoming invaluable (rather than insufferable) to your daughter-in-law.
About the Author
Rob Parsons is the bestselling author of Teenagers!, Loving Against the Odds, The Sixty Minute Marriage, The Sixty Minute Mother and The Sixty Minute Father amongst others. He speaks internationally on family issues and is the Executive Chairman of Care for the Family, a charity committed to strengthening family life and helping others who are hurting due to family breakdown. Additionally, Rob is the author of The Hear of Success and The Money Secret. He is a lawyer by profession and he meets and speaks regularly in the business community.
Care for the Family, launched by Rob in 1988, is a registered charity and its work is motivated by Christian compassion. The resources and support it provides are available to everyone, of any faith or none. They operate throughout England and Wales, and also have regional offices in Northern Ireland and Scotland. There are also community representatives in Greater Manchester and on the Isle of Man, ensuring that wherever families need care, Care for the Family is on hand to offer hope, support and encouragement.
Rob lives in Cardiff with his wife Dianne. They have two adult children, Katie and Lloyd. He is also about to be a grandfather which will hopefully spark an entirely new stream of books from him soon!
On SIXTY MINUTE FATHER: 'A brilliant book.' Daily Mail On SIXTY MINUTE FATHER: 'Sixty minutes that could save the regret of lost family opportunities.' The Guardian On SIXTY MINUTE FATHER: 'For all those fathers who know, somewhere in their hearts, that their children's lives are slipping by while they are too busy to notice.' Daily Mirror On SIXTY MINUTE MARRIAGE: 'Wise and witty. Full of down-to-earth advice that works.' Lynda Lee Potter Rob's book - which can be read in about an hour - also offers advice. It contains chapters on providing childcare while parents are working, how to be a good grandparent from a distance, coping when a grandchild's parents separate and how to build relationships with new step-grandchildren. -- Claire Brine The War Cry
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 11th March 2014
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 13.2 x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.08
Edition Number: 1