Being a grandmother doesn't mean staying in the back seat. Take the wheel and steer young hearts toward God! From communicating Christ's love to relating with in-laws, Hoffman's practical resource will help you enjoy and encourage your grandkids for life. Discover how to be a great long-distance grandparent, learn great holiday celebration ideas, and more. Paperback.
Just when many women thought their days of driving minivans and carting kids around were over, their own adult child shares the good news that there will be an addition to the family! Thrilled with the news at first, the realization soon strikes that changes are comingthey will be a grandmother. In A Car Seat in My Convertible?, author Sharon Hoffman, a godly grandmother herself, along with her network of lively grandmother friends, helps readers find the excitement about this life stage transition. More importantly, she helps readers recognize and take advantage of their special spiritual role in the lives of their grandkids. Packed with practical tips on how to play and teach grandkids, being a great long-distance grandma, holiday celebration ideas, A Car Seat in My Convertible? also includes a whole lot of wisdom on everything from communicating Gods love unconditionally, relating to other in-laws, etc. Using humor, readers will laugh as they read the first-person letters from veteran grandmothers who share advice on very specific grandmotherly topics but also provide answers to some of those unasked grandmother questions. While the book is lively, it also provides grandmothers with short, memorable quotes. Included is also a suggested prayer calendar highlighting godly virtues for grandmothers, children, and grandchildren. Knowing the power of the spoken word, readers will also find help in identifying encouraging phrases they can use to encourage their children and grandchildren.
Challenging women to change their world! is the mission statement of popular author/speaker Sharon Hoffman. Known for her warm demeanor and trademark smile, this vivacious grandma has spoken to audiences throughout the US, Canada, and overseas for more than 25 years and is the author of The GIFTed Woman, Come Home to Comfort, Untie the Ribbons, and The Today Girl. A lover of chocolate, gardening, and hiking in the Smoky Mountains, Sharon has touched many lives through her vulnerability and powerful stories. This amazing woman wears many hats, including wife, mother, grandmom, mother-in-law, and pastors wife. She and her husband, Rob, call Tennessee home.