A 'Biddulph-like' witty and spaciously-designed survival guide which is both practical and celebratory.
Written by two generations of one family with illuminating case studies, tips and practical ideas - as well as a sensitive look at emotional issues -
this lightly humorous book has a user-friendly, lively design and hilarious cartoons. There are also practical line illustrations to accompany step-by-step essential procedures from happy changing and preparing baby milks. The guide is a good introduction to grandparents who want to be up-to-date with the modern style of parenting and new technological innovations.
Covers everything from nappies to car seats, methods of discipline, sleep, feeding. It also offers advice on how to offer the best kind of support and advice without the parents of a new baby feeling crowded or criticised.
Includes full coverage of the grandfather's experience as well.
Claire Nielson is a familiar face in TV comedy - Two Ronnies, Fawlty Towers, Dick Emery. In her late 40s she and her daughter, Peggy, attracted huge publicity (including 'Family Values' in the Sunday Times) when they went to Cambridge at the same time.Paul Greenwood is a successful RSC actor. He played Rosie in the 12-year BBC series of that name and has been in Pie in the Sky, Heartbeat, Our Friends in the North etc.Peggy Vance is author of Buddhism for Sheep and Feng Shui for Cats and other books, including a forthcoming book on child care.