- Used Books
- Staff Picks
- Gifts & Gift Cards
- Sell Books
- Stores & Events
- Let's Talk Books
Special Offers see all
More at Powell's
Recently Viewed clear list
This item may be
Check for Availability
Grandmothers Are like Snowflakes...No Two Are Alike: Words of Wisdom, Gentle Advice, & Hilarious Observationsby Janet Lanese
Synopses & Reviews
When a child is born, a miracle happens -someone becomes a grandmother!
For first-time grandmas, beloved veterans, or grandmas-in-waiting, this warm, wonderful book captures all the joy and humor of one of a woman's mostlife-altering experiences. Heartwarming observations from such famous names as Margaret Mead, Jane Russell, and Margaret Thatcher; poems to copy and stick on the refrigerator; words of advice to "accidentally" leave on a daughter-in-law's kitchen table, suggestions to smooth the rough times or increase the joy, it's all here to read and treasure.
Special things only a grandmother can do
Family history a grandmother can pass on
A precious gift every child needs from a grandmother
Secret satisfactions a grandmother feels
How a grandmother can act even wiser than she is
Gathers quotations about children, being a grandmother, and life
About the Author
Janet Lanese is a perfect example of a grandmother of the nineties.She combines multiple careers as a real estate broker, a writer for her community newspaper, a co-hostess for a local television program, and a contributing editor for over thirty parenting and religious magazines.Janet Lanese lives in Castro Valley, California, and, even with her busy schedule, she finds time to enjoy her three grandchildren.
What Our Readers Are Saying