Grandparents as Parents

Second Edition
A Survival Guide for Raising a Second Family

Sylvie de Toledo and Deborah Edler Brown

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May 20, 2013
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I. When the Second Shift Arrives

1. Unplanned Parenthood: "Why Me?"

2. Taking Immediate Action

3. Your Lifestyle: Changed and Challenged

4. Family at Large: Your Spouse and Other Children

5. Your Adult Child

6. Your Troubled Grandchild

7. Your Grandchild and the School

8. The Drug Epidemic at Home

9. When Parents Get Their Children Back

II. Through the Red Tape

10. Grandparenting and the Law

11. Child Protection and the Dependency System

12. Government Aid and Public Assistance

13. Special Education and Early Intervention

III. Strength in Numbers

14. Their Arms about Us: Finding and Forming Support Groups

15. Conclusion

Appendix A. Resources for Grandparents and Relative Caregivers

Appendix B. Conversation Topics for Grandparent Support Groups

Appendix C. Poem: Thank You to the Relatives of The Crying Woman


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