"The Grandfamily Guidebook"


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The Grandfamily Guidebook: Wisdom and Support for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren SHOW GUEST: Andrew Adesman, MD Approximately three million Americans are the sole caretakers of their grandchildren, and more of us will be in that same situation, wondering how we’re going to raise our children’s children. The Grandfamily Guidebook offers just the right mix of expert advice and insights gathered from thousands of grandparents who are raising grandchildren. In the riveting interview, Andrew Adesman, MD, join us to discuss how your top priority now is to help your grandchildren emerge thriving from what may initially feel like a less-than-ideal situation. The deeply rewarding experience of creating a grandfamily in the midst of crisis reminds us that all families are built and strengthened over time. With this comprehensive guide you'll avoid common pitfalls as you adjust to your new normal, and have a touchstone to come back to as things unfold. With advice on everything from engaging with birth parents, to managing legal and financial considerations, challenges with school and social life, and your own self-care, you'll always have a practical, inspiring guide to building a grandfamily.

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