The Essential Grandparents’ Guide to Divorce: Making a Difference in the Family, by Lillian Carson. “Don’t try to be your grandchild’s therapist,” she says. “That’s not your job.”
I Only Say This Because I Love You: How the Way We Talk Can Make or Break Family Relationships Throughout our Lives, by Deborah Tannen. The classic on intergenerational communications.
Setting Boundaries with Your Adult Children by Allison Bottke. A tough love approach with a Christian perspective.
Walking on Eggshells: Navigating the Delicate Relationship between Adult Children and Parents by Jane Isay. Heartfelt wisdom shared parent-to-parent.
When Parents Hurt: Compassionate Strategies When You and Your Grown Child Don’t Get Along by Joshua Coleman, Ph.D. You’ll find a lot of fresh, sensible, and actionable advice here.
When Will My Grown-Up Kid Grow Up? Loving and Understanding your Emerging Adult by Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, Ph.D. and Elizabeth Fishel. For parents whose children are 18-29.
When Your Children Marry: How Marriage Changes Relationships with Sons and Daughters by Deborah Merrill. Advice on maintaining strong relations with your children after they tie the knot.
You’re Wearing THAT?: Understanding Mothers and Daughters in Conversation by Deborah Tannen. Drilling down to particularly fraught interactions.
Your Child’s Divorce: What to Expect. . .What You Can Do, by Marsha Temlock, who says that you should be supportive of your divorcing child without taking sides.
AARP.org- All things to all people over the age of 50.
AskGranny.com Calling itself a one-stop website for grandparents and seniors, Ask Granny does indeed have topics that are wide-ranging and easily searchable.
BoomerCafé.com. Boomer Café addresses areas of interest to men and women born between 1946 and 1964 in a stylish, sometimes humorous way.
GaGaSisterhood.com. Grandmothers’ site with articles on intergenerational relationships. It provides sound, savvy advice.
GrandMagazine.com. Website for the print version that features articles of interest on intergenerational themes. It bills itself as the lifestyle magazine for awesome grandparents.
GrownandFlown.com. Its slogan is, “Because parenting never ends.” This site features situations and advice around teens and college age kids.
NextActForWomen.com. Inspiring profiles of women who are making meaningful changes in their lives.
Next Avenue. PBS site that concentrates on issues confronting older families.
70Candles.com. Stories from women in their eighth generation.
Sixtyandme.com. This lifestyle magazine for older women tackles intergenerational issues under it’s “Life” tab.
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