With half of the UK's grandparents aged under 65, being a granny is no longer all blue rinses, hip replacements and bingo. Happy, healthy and energetic, the modern gran is worlds away from the little old biddy stereotype.
If you're a new gran, or about to become one, The New Granny's Survival Guide is your essential handbook for grandparenting. Packed full of sanity-saving advice from Gransnet - the number one online platform for grannies - this book covers everything you need to know to be a brilliant gran.
With practical guidance, hilarious insights and fresh ideas, you'll discover:
* Top tips for entertaining your grandchildren
* Advice on building great relationships with in-laws
* Guidance on how to cope with broken families, competitive grannies and difficult situations
* Suggestions for how to juggle your own social life with being a hands-on gran
With a foreword by Janet Ellis and full of wit and wisdom, The New Granny's Survival Guide is the perfect companion for today's dynamic grannies.
Gransnet was launched in 2011 by its sister company, Mumsnet. Providing a wealth of information, Gransnet has attracted thousands of thoroughly modern grannies who share their advice, experience, anecdotes and tips. Glam gran Janet Ellis is grandmother to Sophie Ellis-Bextor's three children. She is a presenter and actress, best known for presenting Blue Peter.