I'm Still Your Mother: How to Get Along With Your Grown-Up Children for the Rest of Your Life

I'm Still Your Mother: How to Get Along With Your Grown-Up Children for the Rest of Your Life

by Jane Adams PhD

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Overview

With over half of their 20-somethings living at home full or part time, baby boomers are navigating a tricky new stage of life -
post-parenthood. Even if their adult children are out of the house, they're not out of their hearts.

Jane Adams, best-selling author of When Our Grown Kids Disappoint Us, provides
parents who want a loving, mutual relationship with their kids and their kids' kids the skills and strategies that will keep them in their lives
even when time, distance and different life styles sometimes fray the ties that bind.

"Pragmatic, dead honest and compassionate,Adams is my favorite guide to life's transitions.Witty and wise, with sage advice, a sense of humor
and perspective about mothering." Dr. Pepper Schwartz

"Warm, touching, wise and practical. This is a lively and useful book by a person who's been there and lives there still - the uncharted land of postparenthood." Dr. Edward Hallowell

"By turns hilarious and touching, I'm Still Your Mother offers practical guidelines on navigating the uncertain waters of maternity when the
mothering years ebb.This book will be of enormous help to mothers who
want to maintain both closeness to and healthy distance from their grown children." Victoria Secunda Ph.D.

"Groundbreaking!Should be required reading for every parent of grown children. Jane Adams hits a nerve in this provocative, juicy, funny, and
practical guide to the most challenging stage of parenting." Dr. Barbara Mackoff

"She reassuringly charts the territory of parent and adult child relationships with candor, warmth, wisdom and humor." Dr.Jean Okimoto

Product Details

BN ID: 2940011537547
Publisher: Jane Adams PhD
Publication date: 08/16/2011
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 686,370
File size: 216 KB

About the Author

A social psychologist,speaker, coach and best-selling writer, Jane Adams PhD has been researching, reporting and discussing relationships between the generations for nearly two decades. A graduate of Smith College, she is a frequent media commentator and has appeared on national television and radio programs and in documentaries for PBS and the Canadian Broadcasting Company. The parent of two adult children and grandparent of four, she lives in Seattle Washington and has an active distance postparent coaching practice.

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