Anyone who thinks mothers-in-law and daughters-in-law cannot work together has not read Grandloving. Sue Johnson and her daughter-in-law Julie Carlson, both early childhood educators, have written an extremely helpful book for enriching relationships between children and their grandparents. You will want to keep this book handy for quick reference when your "grands" visit you or when you visit them. -- Mature Living, Mary Paschall Darby, February 1999
Editor's Note: Boy, grandparents everywhere will have a ball with Grandloving! Only 10 pages into the book and I was "hooked." This is a fun, down-to-earth collection of easy, inexpensive ways to show your grandchildren how much you love them. There are lots of "thoughts" specific to a grandparent. This would make a great gift for grandparents - or buy one for yourself, Grandma! -- Farm and Dairy, Marcy Todd, October 28, 1999
Grandloving is a thoughtful treasure to give to new grandparents or even to those who have years of grandparenting under their belts. If you are already a grandparent, or are a grandparent-to-be, don't wait for someone to buy it for you; the book will be both a wonderful treat and useful guidebook for yourself and your grandchildren. -- Parentpages, Donna Bell, September 1999
Grandloving offers more than 200 innovative and inexpensive activities for grandparents and their grandchildren that will foster and enhance a close familial bond between the generations. By using these ideas and suggestions grandfathers and grandmothers (and uncles and aunts) can literally make life-long memories that will be cherished. Indeed, will inspire the children when they eventually mature into being grandparents themselves one day. -- The Midwest Book Review, James A. Cox, March 1999
Johnson and Carlson have written a peppy, upbeat blueprint to building a good grandparent-parent-grandchild relationship from both near and far. -- Central California Parent, Wendy Taylor Carroll, September 1999
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From the Publisher
Welcome to grandparenting where the boundless enthusiasm of grandchildren and the timeless love of grandparents meet. Todays grandparents are eager to grow closer to their grandchildren, no matter how distant their homes.
With its lighthearted narrative and no-fail projects "Grandloving" helps grandparents and grandchildren make heartfelt memories. Its the only grandparenting book co-authored by a two generational mother-in-law/daughter-in-law team and that also offers such broad input from so many families from all over the world. If you choose do or mail one activity a week, youll find enough ideas in "Grandloving" to last you more than four years! This is one guidebook you'll really use!
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