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Being Grandma and Grandpa Grandparents Share Advice, Insights and Experiences

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ISBN-10: 0692132236

ISBN-13: 9780692132234

Edition: 2018

Authors: Emily Stier Adler, Michele Hoffnung

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What are the joys and challenges of being a grandparent? How connected do grandparents feel to their grandchildren? How frequently do they see or communicate with grandchildren? How much parenting advice do they give to their adult children? What can they do to keep connected across the miles? How do family relationships change over time? In BEING GRANDMA AND GRANDPA,, sociologist Emily Stier Adler and psychologist Michele Hoffnung examine what it means to be a grandparent today. Drawing on their own experiences (they have 10 grandchildren between them!) as well as interviews with more than two hundred active grandmothers and grandfathers, Drs. Adler and Hoffnung offer up advice that can…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Grand Publications LLC
Publication date: 9/1/2018
Binding: Paperback
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long
Language: English

Emily Stier Adler is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Rhode Island College, where she taught for thirty-eight years. She has been a research consultant in a variety of settings and the director of Women's Studies at the college. In addition to THE ELECT: RHODE ISLAND'S WOMEN LEGISLATORS with co-author J. Stanley Lemons, her published work includes numerous articles on marriage, teenage pregnancy, adolescence, and political life. Her current research interest is the transition to retirement. She received her Ph.D. in Sociology from Tufts University.