Becoming Grandma: The Joys and Science of the New Grandparenting
- Lesley Stahl
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- ISBN-10: 1432837796
- ISBN-13: 9781432837792
- DDC: 306.874
- Shipping Weight: .95 lbs ( .43 kgs)
- 370 Pages | Paperback
- Published/Released April 2017
A New York Times Bestseller
In an era when Baby Boomers are becoming grandparents in droves, when young parents need all the help they can get, and with a grandmother running for President, Lesley Stahl offers a timely and affecting read that redefines a cherished relationship.
After four decades as a reporter, Lesley Stahl says the most vivid and transforming experience of her life was becoming a grandmother. She was hit with a jolt of joy so intense and unexpected, she wanted to "investigate" it. And so, using her 60 Minutes skills, she explores how grandmothering changes a woman's life.
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“[An] energetic, informative, and often touching book. . . . Stahl includes stories of generational conflict [and] plentiful glimpses of her family’s joys and those of many others . . . No matter where readers fall in age or experience, this book should top their 2016 reading list of parenting titles.”— Publishers Weekly (starred)
“Award-winning broadcast journalist Stahl [investigates] the importance of the role grandparents can play in the lives of their children and grandchildren. . . . Through the medium of her own experiences, the author delivers a wise and witty book. A welcome guide for new grandparents and their children looking to savor the joys and navigate the pitfalls of grandparenting.”— Kirkus Reviews