16 2014

JFCS - The Joys and Challenges of Grandparenting

1:30PM - 3:00PM  

West Windsor Arts Council 952 Alexander Road
Princeton Junction, NJ

Contact Lara Wellerstein
609-987-8100 (Phone)
609-987-0574 (Fax)

The Joys and Challenges of Grandparenting: An informal group for Grandmas and Grandpas, Bubbies and Zaydes, Nanas and Papas. 5 Monday afternoons, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30. No fee, but pre-registration required to Lara Wellerstein at 609-987-8100 or laraw@jfcsonline.org. This free group will provide a comfortable, non-judgmental, confidential space for people in all stages of grandparenting to explore issues of mutual interest. Co-led by Susan Flaster, RN, BSN, MPA, CMCN, a grandmother of five, and Cindy Kramer, MEd, MSW, grandmother of four. The topics may include but are not limited to: Establishing boundaries, Maintaining a relationship with your child and nurturing a relationship with his/her spouse, Grandparenting in an interfaith family, Staying connected across the miles, The challenges of being a “Granny-Nanny”, Feelings associated with being the “other” grandparents, The challenges of maintaining relationships with grandchildren after a divorce, Dealing with disparity in financial resources within extended families, Handling holidays.