Camp Grandma : next-generation grandparenting -- beyond babysitting / Marianne Waggoner Day.
- 1 of 1 copy available at Easton Public Library System.
- 2 of 2 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Easton Palmer Branch||306.8 D273c (NEWEST) (Text)||31901004422038||New Adult Non-Fiction||Available||-|
|EAPL - Presented to the Palmer Branch by Mr. & Mrs. Garett LeClair.|
- ISBN: 9781631525117
- ISBN: 1631525115
- ISBN: 9781631525124
- ISBN: 1631525123
- Physical Description: xxiii, 228 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
- Publisher: Berkeley, CA : She Writes Press, 2019.
- Copyright: ©2019
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Introduction: a perfect match -- The genesis of Camp Grandma -- Grandparenting 2.0 -- Standing on their shoulders -- A corporate retreat for kids -- Speaking up -- Are you listening? -- Adding value -- Understanding what you have to offer -- Teamwork -- Building your résumé -- Relationships -- Plan your work and work your plan -- The ancestor within -- Run with your strengths -- Reputation and technology -- Unleashing your self-expression -- What we can all learn from the bearded dragon -- The view from the balcony -- Grandparenting 101 -- Raise your hand! -- What's next? -- What's love got to do with it?
Camp Grandma reveals how a successful businesswoman merged her working career with her role as grandmother--and offers grandparents fun and creative ideas for enriching their relationships with their grandchildren while teaching the children valuable life skills that will help them grow strong and think critically. Readers will be introduced to a compelling, sometimes humorous, and totally unexpected twist on a role people often take for granted--as well as enter into the larger societal conversation we should be having about the possibilities and value of grandparenting, and how the women's movement has reinvigorated and reshaped not only women's approach to being grandmothers but also men's approach to the grandfather role. Warm cookies and milk are still okay, but what if they came with a workshop on goal setting or writing a business plan for the school year? Babysitting? Not even close.
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