Although it is sometimes hard for new dads to understand their role in their baby's life, it can be just as difficult for grandparents.
Times have changed, so advice from grandparents may be different from what your Pediatrician tells you. How do you deal with that without hurting their feelings?
Chapter 19 of The Everything® Father's First Year Book discusses that important issue and many others, such as:
- how to support a mother in the wake of too much unwanted advice
- encouraging a good relationship with your baby's grandparents
- helping grandparents find their role in your baby's life
- creating family stories
- figuring out what your baby should call her grandparents
If your baby's grandparents don't live nearby, this chapter also discusses how to cope with long-distance grandparenting. Or if your baby doesn't have grandparents, it introducing the idea of adopting a grandparent for your baby.