I'm Still Your Mother

How To Get Along With Your Grown-Up Children For The Rest Of Your Life

by Jane Adams



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 6/21/2001

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 240
ISBN : 9780595183586

About the Book

Is there life with your kids once you’ve raised them? In this groundbreaking book, a best-selling author and psychologist (and the mother of grown children, too) shows you how to keep your family together for a lifetime. Dr. Spock didn’t tell you about Postparenthood, but Jane Adams does—in this wise, warm, witty, commonsense guide to creating a close, loving relationship with your grown children.

You raised your kids to be independent, strong, and think for themselves. So once they’re grown, why is it so hard to let them do it? Jane Adams interviewed over a hundred mothers and fathers of young adults to learn how they’ve created closer, more authentic relationships with their kids than they had with their own parents. She offers practical wisdom about how to keep families together even when distance tugs at the ties that bind. Sensible tips on holding them close to your hearts while getting them out of your house. Good advice about helping them start their careers. And first-hand strategies on getting along with their mates, giving or lending them money, offering or asking advice, being a great grandparent, coming to terms with their lifestyles, and preparing both generations for the future.

About the Author

Jane Adams is a social psychologist, journalist, speaker, and the best-selling author of nine books who has been writing about American families, personal and professional growth, and changing lifestyles for two decades. A frequent media commentator, her work has been published on line and in national newspapers and magazines.