Welcome to Rainy Day Books! This week we're all talking about Becoming Grandma, a wonderful look at the roles of grandparents and the importance of family. You'll find this book and many other recommendations right inside our door!
After 40 years as a reporter, Lesley Stahl’s most transformative experience of her life was not covering the White House or researching stories at 60 Minutes. Becoming a grandmother was a “news flash” for her, and using her 60 Minute Skills, she decided to explore how grandmothering changes a woman’s life, as well as those around her. Throughout the book, she shares stories about her life with her granddaughters Jordan and Chloe, how her relationship with her daughter Taylor has changed, and how being a grandfather also changes a man’s life. In an era when baby boomers are becoming grandparents in droves and when young parents need all the help they can get in raising their children, Lesley’s book is a timely read that redefines a cherished relationship. It’s really about family, and how important each member is to the whole. Grandmothers and grandfathers, parents, sons, daughters, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, stepparents, and the children. As each of you reads the book, you will come to such a greater understanding of how everyone’s role can be better played and is SO valuable. We LOVED this book!