Books

IT’S ALL ABOUT RELATIONSHIPS!
New Ways to Make Them Healthy
and Fulfilling, at Home and at Work

IT’S ALL ABOUT RELATIONSHIPS! New Ways to Make Them Healthy and Fulfilling, at Home and at Work takes the uncertainty and thorniness out of relationships. No more being confused or unsure about what to do, which can lead to doing something that makes a relationship even worse! This self-help book provides the skills needed to effectively manage all personal and professional relationships. It clearly explains how to replace randomness and indecisiveness in interpersonal interactions with confidence, focus, and direction. By completing a simple instrument to assess the building blocks of relationships, it quickly becomes clear as to what is working in a given relationship and what is not. A variety of easy-to-implement actions are presented to get desired outcomes in relationships — that is, to build, maintain, strengthen, change, or end them.


Ask Dr. Gramma Karen, Volume II:
Savvy Advice to Soothe
Parent-Grandparent Conflicts

Ask Dr. Gramma Karen, Volume II: Savvy Advice to Soothe Parent-Grandparent Conflicts is an easy-to-use guide that leads to harmonious, sustainable, and enjoyable relationships across the generations. Drawing from 32 real-life accounts, Dr. Rancourt presents insightful ways to make intergenerational conflicts less complicated, perplexing, and overwhelming. She provides multiple points of view in analyzing the problems to help those in conflict better understand the roots of issues. She does not tell people what to do, but rather presents a range of carefully researched options and alternatives for them to choose the best resolution for their situation. Her suggestions focus on what will be in the best interests of the grandchildren.



Ask Dr. Gramma Karen:
Helping Young Parents & Grandparents
Deal with Thorny Issues

Whether you are a young parent or a grandparent, Dr. Gramma Karen—savvy grandmother and Mommybites.com advice columnist—can help you navigate the intergenerational head-butting that often affects families. Ask Dr. Gramma Karen: Helping Young Parents and Grandparents Deal with Thorny Issues presents common disputes drawn from real-life stories. Dr. Karen Rancourt cuts to the core of conflict points like: Balancing grandparents’ wishes for involvement with parents’ need for control, Achieving clear communication, and Recognizing the values, beliefs and principles of everyone involved. Addressing these and other challenges gripping today’s new parents and grandparents, Dr. Rancourt guides families toward healthy interactions and a harmonious family life for all.