GrandLoving: Making Memories with Your Grandchildren written by Sue Johnson, Julie Carlson, and Elizabeth Bower
About the book
Incorporating advice from more than 350 families nationwide, this guide offers specific tips for bonding with grandchildren, from babies to teens. Along with a completely revised resource section, this fifth edition features expanded sections on Skyping, texting, and social networking--Facebook, Flickr, MySpace, Twitter, and YouTube. Among the guide's hints are more than 225 easy, low-cost, do-together, and long-distance activities such as ideas for successful visits, holidays, and family traditions. While primarily intended for use by grandparents, this sourcebook's strategies and suggestions can also help daycare providers, separated parents, extended family members, and teachers grow closer to the children in their lives.
- 306 pages
- Published April 2010
About the authors
Sue Johnson, an honors graduate of Wheaton College, is the founder of Heartstrings Press. She has also operated Gramma’s Graphics, Inc., a mail-order business specializing in blueprinting and sunprinting kits for the past thirty years. A mother of three, grandmother of six and an honorary mother of eight exchange students, Sue is passionate about family. She and Rick, her husband, live in Lancaster, Virginia.
Julie Carlson, Sue’s daughter-in-law, is a happily married mother of three sons (ages sixteen, twelve, and six) who lives and works near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is an honors graduate of Yale (1988) and an alumna of the Radcliffe Publishing Course (1988).
Elizabeth Bower, (Beth), Sue's daughter, lives with her husband and two year old son in Nashville, Tennessee. She taught elementary grades for eleven years and progressed to mentoring student teachers at Northwestern University and teaching prospective teachers at Loyola University Chicago.