Grandparents by Michael Carr-Gregg


A groundbreaking guide to grandparenting and a celebration of grandparents, from one of Australia’s foremost parenting experts.

The grandparent-grandchild relationship is a truly special one, but the lives of grandparents and grandkids have changed so much in recent times. How do grandparents create close relationships with the children they adore while living their own busy lives?

Bestselling parenting expert and psychologist Dr Michael Carr-Gregg’s Grandparents celebrates the immense contribution grandmothers and grandfathers make to families. His groundbreaking Grandparenting Code offers a wise formula for successful and harmonious grandparenting in today’s world. Michael shows how to be involved in grandchildren’s lives without treading on parents’ toes, and addresses tricky topics such as screentime, ‘greycare’ and divorce.

Grandparents features inspiring, funny and heart-warming stories from well-known grandparents Jackie French, Kevin Rudd, David Williamson, Jane Caro, Jenny Kee, Hugh Mackay, Professor Gordon Parker and Eric Tweedale.

An invaluable resource for modern grandparenting, Grandparents is the perfect gift for a first-time grandparent, or whenever challenges arise.

‘Michael Carr-Gregg’s book Grandparents is full of sensible and sensitive advice on how to navigate that most complex but rewarding relationship, being a grandparent.’ – Margaret Throsby, broadcaster

‘For over twenty years Dr Michael Carr-Gregg has provided accurate, up-to-date and reliable information laced with humour and compassion to Australia’s parents. In this brilliant new book he has managed to do the same for the country’s grandparents.’– Melissa Doyle, journalist and author of Fifteen Seconds of Brave