celebrates the important—and beautiful— role grandparents play in the lives of their grandchildren. The gentle and encouraging guidebook provides a great way for new grandparents to get their bearings and for experienced ones to enhance the relationships between generations. There are a few solid guidelines, but the approach is very open to differing familial circumstances and grandparenting styles. From "what to do before the baby comes"
to dealing with the turbulent teenage years and beyond, this thoughtful collection of personal stories and helpful advice is a must-read for engaged grandparents. (CH)