Becoming a grandmother

Becoming a grandmother for the first time or the nth time is an exciting time. Often life-changing it is one of the best promotions one can get and one that you may have been waiting for a very long time! The books here ponder the joys, trials and therapeutic effects of grandmotherhood.

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Becoming Grandma: The Joys and Science of the New Grandparenting (Non-fiction) by Lesley Stahl

A coming of age book that celebrates grandmotherhood, the profound therapeutic effects that grandchildren can have on grandparents. Stahl discusses her own journey as a grandma with her granddaughters Jordan and Chloe as well as how her relationship with her daughter, Taylor evolves. It also discusses the impact grandparenthood has on her husband Aaron who has become a grandfather.

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