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I'm Still Your Mother: How To Get Along With Your Grown-Up Children For The Rest Of Your Life

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Is there life with your kids once youve 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 didnt tell you about Postparenthood, but Jane Adams doesin this wise, warm, witty, commonsense guide to creating a close, loving relationship wit...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published June 21st 2001 by iUniverse (first published 1993)
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I loved the title. That's what caught my eye and made me take this book home and read it. The style is breezy; it's a fast read. There's no rocket science here; the advice is what you'd expect (give advice when asked; listen; don't use money as an apron string -- that sort of thing). I didn't see anything new, but I did recognize my family dynamics in a number of the situations depicted. Ms. Adams is wise in that she says exchange guilt for regrets. I liked that idea. Read it, and know you are n...more
Jean Brazil
Good advice for empty nest parents. Now to make it stick.
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