Rockstar Grandparent – How You Can Lead the Way, Light the Road & Launch a Legacy
(Available March 12, 2019)
Author: Chrys Howard Foreword: Korie Robertson
Reviewer: Jeanette Perkins aka Beeba
In Chrys Howard’s latest book, Rockstar Grandparent, she shares a Boomer point of view on grandparenting in a purposeful and fun way. Chrys (or 2-Mama as she is known to her grands) uses songs from the 60’s and 70’s as a theme for each chapter. “Turn, Turn, Turn”, “Teach Your Children” and “Let it Be” are just a few of the thirteen examples. Each section ends with a related Bible verse. Her daughter, Korie Robertson, of Duck Dynasty fame, wrote the foreword.
Chrys talks about technology and the powerful pull of the screen. But she also praises it as a tool to stay in touch with your grand and share life experiences. Other topics cover blended families, long distance grandparenting and aging in style.
“Stay away from words like old, feeble and worn out. Focus on words like youthful, energetic and full of life.”
Boomer grandparents may play a much different role in the lives of grandchildren now, but Chrys still believes it is our duty to leave a legacy of faith, wisdom and joy through our interaction with them. Also included in the book are stories from the author’s journey with her own grandchildren–including Duck Dynasty’s Sadie Robertson.
About the author:
Chrys Howard, a former teacher and editor with Howard Publishing, currently hosts a weekly radio show titled It’s a Mom Thing. She has co-written several books, with more than one million copies sold, including the New York Times best-selling cookbook Miss Kay’s Duck Commander Kitchen with Kay Robertson and Duck Commander Happy, Happy, Happy Stories for Kids with her daughter Korie Robertson. Chrys and her husband, John, have three children, a growing number of grandchildren and their spouses, and one great-grandchild. They live in West Monroe, Louisiana.
About the reviewer:
Jeanette Perkins is the grandmother of two adorable grandsons. She lives in beautiful St Pete Beach, FL. Jeanette is a product reviewer for GRAND and is looking forward to reviewing lots of new and useful products for all us grandparents.
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