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I'm Still Your Mother: How to Get Along with Your Grown-Up Children for the Rest of Your Life
by Jane Adams
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, 217 pages
Published July 1st 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
Jane Adams, PhD (Seattle, WA, and New York, NY), has been writing and reporting on personal and professional issues in the lives of women for nearly three decades. A speaker, social psychologist, and personal coach, she is a frequent media commentator who has appeared on Oprah, Good Morning America, the Today show, NPR, and CNN.More about Jane Adams...