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Modern Grandparent's Handbook The Ultimate Guide to the New Rules of Grandparenting

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ISBN-10: 0451235606

ISBN-13: 9780451235602

Edition: 2012

Authors: Georgia Witkin

List price: $15.00
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Grandparents today are healthier, more active, and more youthful and young at heart than their predecessors. Dr. Georgia Witkin, senior editor of Grandparents.com, draws on her experience as a psychiatry professor, therapist, and grandparent to help readers be the best grandparent they can be. They'll learn: How to connect with their grandchild-online and off How to contribute to their grandchild's emotional development and boost their IQ The secret hidden stresses of being a grandparent- and how to deal with them The three things they should never say to their son- or daughter-in-laws And more!
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/3/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Georgia Witkin, Ph.D., one of the nation's foremost authorities on women's stress, is an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry, associate director of the Menopause Treatment Program, and director of the Stress Program at the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. She also hosts Beyond the News, the popular Fox News Channel weekend program, and is the weekly lifestyle contributor to Fox News Channel's morning show Fox and Friends . Dr. Witkin has appeared as a guest expert on Oprah, 20/20, CBS News, Today, CNN, and elsewhere. She is the author of six books, including The Female Stress Syndrome and The Male Stress Syndrome . She lives and practices in New York City.

Introduction
What's in a Name?
"Granny" Is an Apple. Call Me "GG."
Have You Heard This One ... ?
The Truth About...Grandchildren
Baby Talk
Boosting Your Grandchild's IQ
Only-child Grandchildren
Grandtwins!
Birth Order Differences
Nature Versus Nurture
Sibling Rivalry
The Truth About...the Parents
What Generation Gap?
Riding to the Rescue ... or Not!
Finessing Feedback
Our Kids' Parenting Styles
Grandparent Rivalry- and How to Win (Secretly)
The Art of Spoiling
The Secrets of Favorite Grandparents
Successful Sleepovers
Perfect Presents
A Reminder...
Grandmothers-in-law...and the Three Things They Should Never Say
Mother-in-law's Guide to Getting Along with Your DIL
Is There Anything We Should Say?
The Real State of the Union-How We Feel About DILs!
Improving Your MIL-DIL Relationship
Should Mothers-in-law Be in the Delivery Room?
Your Daughter-in-law's Mother
You and Your Son-in-law (SIL)
Having Favorites-and Other Guilt Trips
Guilty: You Play Favorites
Guilty: You Get Bored
Guilty: You Love Them Too Much
Guilty: You Don't Think You Live Close Enough
Guilty: You're Not Perfect
10 Secrets to Guiltless Grandparenting
Grandpa's Second Chance
Grandmoney
Teach Your Grandchildren to Save
Teach Your Grandchildren "It's Better to Give Than to Receive."
Grandparents' Money Mistakes
Basic Money Tips
Home Alone ... with the Grandkids
House Rules
Eating ... or How Long Can My Grandchildren Exist on Just Pizza?
Playing Outside ... or Is It Time to Go Inside Yet?
Scary Movies ... or Tell Me When It's Over!
Responding to Rudeness ... or He Said What?
Disappointing Gifts ... or Say Thank You!
White Lies ... or You Didn't Tell the Truth, Grandpa!
Manners Matter ... or Who Do Those Children Belong To?
Gaming ... or Just One More Level, Pleeeaaase!
The Santa Controversy ... or Did I See You in the Living Room Last Night, Grandpa?
Bottom Line on Babysitting
After the Divorce (Not Just Yours)
The "Ex"
D-I-V-O-R-C-E
After the Divorce: Blending
After the Divorce: Mending
Your Own Divorce
Your New Relationship
Hidden Grandparenting Stresses
Hidden Grandparenting Stress #1: Changes in Routine
Hidden Grandparenting Stress #2: Fear of Failure
Hidden Grandparenting Stress #3: Loss of Control
Grandparent Overload
Special Grandparenting Stresses
They're Baaa-a-ack: Multigenerational Living
The Sandwich Generation
Grandmother Versus Grandfather Stress
Stress Relievers
Your Way
Finding Your Way
Which Type Are You?
Happiness Training
10 Ways Grandparents Get Better Every Year!
Making "Our Way" a Better Way
Famous Grandparents
Grandparent Quote Quiz
A New Mother-in-law's Toast
acknowledgments
index