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Author Gilbert, Allison.

Title Parentless parents : how the loss of our mothers and fathers impacts the way we raise our children / Allison Gilbert.

Publication Info. New York : Hyperion, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  155.937 GILBERT    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  155.937 GILBERT    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  155.937 GILBERT    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  155.937 GI    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 282 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [269]-274) and index.
Contents Early parenthood -- The "I" factor -- Later parenthood -- The grandparent gap -- Keeping your parents' memory alive -- Fear of dying young -- When only one spouse is parentless -- A world of support -- A day to call your own -- Loss can make better parents -- A memory journal for parentless parents -- Appendix A: the parentless parents survey -- Appendix B: recommended reading.
Summary Discusses how an increase in the average age at which women give birth has resulted in greater numbers of children growing up without grandparents and examines how the absence of grandparents affects the way parents raise their children.
Subject Parenthood.
Parents -- Death.
Grandparents -- Death.
ISBN 9781401323516
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