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    • ISBN:9781444745719
    • Publication date:11 Apr 2013

The Sixty Minute Grandparent

Becoming the Best Grandparent You Can Be

By Rob Parsons

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Rob Parsons will help you 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.

- 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
- Becoming invaluable (rather than insufferable) to your daughter-in-law

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  • ISBN: 9781444745702
  • Publication date: 13 Feb 2014
  • Page count: 128
  • Imprint: Hodder & Stoughton
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
Rob wrote a piece for Saga Online about Grandparenting: — Saga
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