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Totally Cool Grandparenting

A Practical Handbook of Tips, Hints, & Activities for the Modern Grandparent

Leslie Linsley

St. Martin's Griffin

What Every Modern Grandparent Needs To Know

Today's grandparents continue with their careers and activities well into their grandparenting years. Totally Cool Grandparenting explains how these modern grandmparents can participate in the traditional joyous reponsibilities of their role in up-to-date ways. With clear, upfront advice, humor, and time-tested tactics, gathered from personal experience and dozens of interviews with grandparents--and grandkids--across the country, Linsley covers such topics as:
Spoiling the grandchildren without annoying the parents
Giving gifts that the kids will like
Handling the visit, from baby-sitting to a holiday vacation
Tackling errands with grandkids in tow
Coping with modern methods of communication
Teaching, giving, and receiving respect
And much more

They always say children don't come with a manual, but thanks to Linsley, now grandkids do!

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Totally Cool Grandparenting
1What Do They Call You?Yes, you look younger than any of your friends. Yes, shopkeepers often mistake you for your grandchild's parent when you're out together. No, you don't have a single gray hair on your head. And, yes, your daily visits to Club Exercise are paying off. However, this is all wasted on your grandchild, who insists on yelling "Grandma" across the supermarket aisles for all to hear no matter how many times you've told him to call you LuLu.What's in a Name?When I was a young mother in the midst of raising a family, my best friend lived a few houses
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Leslie Linsley

  • Leslie Linsley is the author of more than fourty-five books including Leslie Linsley's 15-minute Decorating Ideas, Leslie Linsley's Quick Christmas Decorating Ideas and The Weekend Quilt. She lives on Nantucket, where she and her husband, designer/photographer Jon Aron own a home decorating store, Leslie Linsley Nantucket. Linsley has six grandchildren.
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Totally Cool Grandparenting

A Practical Handbook of Tips, Hints, & Activities for the Modern Grandparent

Leslie Linsley

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St. Martin's Griffin

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