"Shake, Rattle and Roll"
opens the book by sharing reactions to becoming a grandparent. See the sample
"Let It Be"
is about providing unconditional acceptance as a special gift of grandparenting.
offers ideas and suggestions on how to handle crying grandchildren.
"The Purple People Eaters"
speaks to the benefit of telling silly, outrageous stories. My grandson prefers
my made-up stories to anything I read to him. The more outlandish, the better
he likes them.
"Bye Bye Love"
tackles the difficult subject of parents splitting up, and the delicate task of
staying neutral for the sake of your grandchild.
"Easier Said Than Done"
shows how to bond when you don't live just down the street. Long-distance relationships
are more common with today's very mobile younger generation. Scheduling trips
and frequent mailings and email are critical in building a meaningful grandparenting
"Girls Just Want To Have Fun"
recommends playing board games, building tents as forts, swimming, going to the
beach, and many other fun activities to build a memorable relationship with grandkids.
The line, I can't see me lovin' nobody but you says it all. Singing a fun, sweet
song creates lasting memories, and this Happy Together is the best.