There are more than six million children in the United States being raised by grandparents. In Raising Your Children's Children, Martha Evans Sparks gives tips and wisdom so grandparents can find hope and direction to help them face their new and unexpected adventure in parenting once again. Included are the practical concerns of court proceedings, lawyer bills, hospital bills, and custody arrangememts. Your world may have just changed unexpectedly, but you are not alone. For quick, accurate answers to your sudden questions, this book is a great primer. Paperback.
Sometimes, people mess up. They get addicted to drugs or alcohol, abandon their child, or just leave. This book is for those who want to step in and help, specifically the grandparents of those abandoned.Over six million children live in grandparent-headed households in the United States today. The number continues to rise. More than 80% of these cases occur because of drug or alcohol addiction. Grandparents raising grandchildren occurs in all ethnic and socio-economic groups.But where do you start? There s court proceedings, lawyer bills, sometimes hospital bills, and not to mention emotional needs of the children and grandparents alike. Raising Your Children’s Children is a first reader of fast, accurate answers to sudden questions from the world of child neglect and abuse, court proceedings, custody arrangements, and drug addiction grandparents never knew existed.Your world may have just changed drastically, but you re not alone. Let us help.
Martha Evans Sparks has a master’s degree in experimental psychology from the Unitversity of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She is the author of four other books and numerous articles that have appeared in professional, secular, and Christian magazines and newspapers, including: Law Library Journal, Moody Monthly, Marriage Partnership Magazine, and Durham Herald Sun. She is also a staff writer for Kentucky Doc and Health & Wellness. She lives in Wilmore, Kentucky.