Welcome To The Club! The Art of Jewish Grandparenting - NonFiction
If you are a grandparent, or will soon be one, this book will become both a guide and a tool to understanding your role and implementing your grandparenthood.
Dr. Sonnheim covers every aspect of the grandparenting process, including:
The Cuddly and Cute Years
Intermarriage and Intramarriage
Long Distance Grandparenting
Separation, Divorce, Singlehood, Remarriage
Alternative Lifestyles and Other Mishegaas
There is also a section on Living in the Shadow of the Holocaust, and even A New Dictionary for Grandparents which covers the 20 basic concepts for effective grandparenting, such as: Unconditional Love, The Sandwich Generation, Supermarket Judaism, MSM, and Identity-Building.
Dr. Moshe Sonnheim, DSW, was a Senior Teacher at The Bar-Ilan University School of Social Work. He received his Mastersע in Social Groupwork from The University of Pennsylvania, and his Ph.D. in Social Welfare from Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Sonnheim specializes in Groupwork, Casework, Community Organization, and Community Mental Health. He coordinated the Program for Training Senior Community Center Personnel at Bar Ilan University, and its branch in Safed. He also worked with Melabev, an organization conselling victims of Alzheimerעs disease and their families. Married and the father of two, Moshe Sonnheim is the proud Jewish grandparent of 4 wonderful grandchildren.
Seriously and sincerely written, well researched, this book should be read by veteran and expectant grandparents. Solomon H. Green, D.S.W., Professor Emeritus, Yeshiva University
We found it an interesting sociological study on a very special profession. A fun commentary, sharing the joys of grandparenting. Zecharia and Lee Dor-Shav (22 grandchildren and counting...)
- Language: English
- Author/Artist: Moshe Sonnheim , D.S.W
- Pages: 288
- Genre: Judaism
- Binding: Hard Cover