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Over the last 12 years, I have written 4 books. March 2018 marked the publication of my fourth book, Unconditional Love: A Guide to Navigating the Joys and Challenges of Being a Grandparent Today.
My previous book, Secrets and Lies: Surviving the Truths that Change our Lives, was published in January 2014. It follows my first book, Walking on Eggshells: Navigating the Delicate Relationship between Adult Children and Parents, which came out in 2007. Mom Still Likes You Best: The Unfinished Business Between Siblings followed in 2010.

For over 40 years I was a book editor and publishing executive, specializing in psychology but including other subjects. I edited such classics as Reviving Ophelia, The Drama of the Gifted Child, Friday Night Ligh
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Have you ever noticed a look of resignation on a child’s face? That moment when a grandchild gives in, and does what the parents say. You can tell that submission isn’t easy. Something happens in the shoulders. The head may droop. The step may be slow.


Go to bed now, young lady.


Rise and shine, it’s time for school.


Brush your teeth. Right now.


Two more bites of beans, or no dessert.


Kiss Aunt Dais...

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“Unconditional love is the magic bridge that spans the generations: we love them unconditionally, and they love us back without reservations. It's a two-way experience. It grows the children and gentles the grandparents.”
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“Some revelations stop relationships in their tracks. But others reveal the true person in our midst, the imperfect, limping, and often loving soul we cared about so much. And so we continue to care, and together we rebuild, this time slowly, on a foundation of truth. We can build a house together, or a home, or a beautiful garden that is nourished by acceptance.”
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“Unconditional love is the magic bridge that spans the generations: we love them unconditionally, and they love us back without reservations. It's a two-way experience. It grows the children and gentles the grandparents.”
Jane Isay, Unconditional Love: A Guide to Navigating the Joys and Challenges of Being a Grandparent Today

“I love my life as a writer and mapmaker of family relationships.”
Jane Isay

“I love my life as a writer and mapmaker of family relationships.”
Jane Isay

“Unconditional love is the magic bridge that spans the generations: we love them unconditionally, and they love us back without reservations. It's a two-way experience. It grows the children and gentles the grandparents.”
Jane Isay, Unconditional Love: A Guide to Navigating the Joys and Challenges of Being a Grandparent Today




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