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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, 217 pages
Published July 1st 2001 by iUniverse (first published 1993)
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Alice
May 06, 2012 Alice rated it liked it
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
Penny Rivera-Roche
Apr 09, 2016 Penny Rivera-Roche rated it really liked it
Learned more about my relationship with my Mother! Acceptance, expectance, so hard to learn.
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Shelves: nonfiction
Good advice for empty nest parents. Now to make it stick.
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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.
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“You raised your kids to be independent, strong, and think for themselves. So once they're grown, why is it so hard to let them do it?” 5 likes
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