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5 Books to Celebrate Grandparents

Holidays give us the chance to spend extra time with our families, but not all holidays are as nationally recognized and celebrated as Thanksgiving or Christmas. 

Did you know that Sunday, September 13 is Grandparents Day? This is the perfect time to show your grandparents how much you love and appreciate them. Below are 5 Familius titles perfect for grandparents that are 40% OFF  for one week only. This promotion ends Tuesday, September 8, so be sure to order your book(s) before then!

Going on Nine

Set in the summer of 1956, this fiction title follows the coming of age of Grace Townsend. A run away girl in search of a “better” family Grace learns about the ups and downs that life throws at us all. As she goes through this summer-long journey she meets a strange array of characters, all of which teach her valuable lessons. 

Written both through the eyes of a child and the mature woman she becomes, Going on Nine takes readers on a journey to discover important truths about life, equality, family, and the soul-searching quest for belonging.

Lessons From My Parents

Have you ever experienced a moment in your life when you began to appreciate the stories and lessons your parents might have shared with you?

Lessons From My Parents is a collection of 100 stories that capture the answer to this question. Writers from across the world share their personal stories of those special moments when they realized lessons their parents had taught them. With WWII memories, accounts of small acts of service, and overcoming tragedy, this book reminds us that our parents are our most influential teachers.

A Couple’s Guide to Happy Retirement

When couples retire, they need to discuss more than just the financial aspects of their new life. A Couple’s Guide to Happy Retirement is the much-needed guide to the psychological and emotional aspects of retirement. Dr. Sara Yogev uses her expertise of working with retired couples to help readers: 

Prepare emotionally for the changes during retirement

Find new purposes to life beyond work

Nurture a healthy relationship with spouse

And more!

Life in Full

Written by New York Times #1 bestselling author team Richard and Linda Eyre, Life in Full creates a seven-question blueprint for how to spend the next twenty years living the life you have always wanted and enjoying the life fulfillment you deserve. Creating a proactive plan for the next twenty years is both possible and practical, and Life in Full shows you how! 

How long do I want to live?

Who do I want to live with?

How do I want to look and feel?

How much money will I need?

What do I want to keep doing, and what do I want to start doing?

What values do I believe in, and what kind of person do I want to be?

What type of legacy do I want to leave behind?

Using these seven questions and focusing on Perspective, Planning, Protecting, and Posterity, the Eyres guide baby boomers through a process of life understanding that will prepare them for living the next twenty to thirty years in a way that will bring them the most happiness and fulfillment possible. 

Grandparenting the Blended Family

Grandparenting is hard enough, but when you add in the blended family element, whether step or adopted, the challenge is even greater.  Dene Low, an award winning author and grandparent herself, explores thirty different sets of grandparents and provides tips and solutions  from her interviews and research for grandparent success. The role of grandparent is critical to every grandchildren, whether they be your biological grandchildren, step grandchildren, or
adopted grandchildren. 

How can grandparents succeed?

How do you make adopted/step grandchildren your own?

Can you get them to love you? to like you? to trust you?

How do successful grandparents do it?

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