There’s A Reason They Call It Grandparenting


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There’s a Reason They Call It Grandparenting offers grandparents thirty specific ways to inspire, encourage, and love their growing families in a vibrant life in Christ.

Grandparenting means diverse things to different families, and yet there are underlying biblical principles that govern all relationships.

Whether grandparents are well into the role of encouraging their extended families or anticipating the birth of their first grandchild, There’s a Reason They Call It Grandparenting will present each grandparent with lots of fresh and creative ways to shower God’s love on their families.

Michele Howe’s newest book offers invaluable and sometimes humbling advice on how to be a grandparent and not just a grandparent. Like all of her delightful books, she includes heartwarming stories and spiritual guidance designed to help the reader take the next step forward toward becoming something better than they were before reading the book. I can t recommend this encouraging resource enough! –Rick Johnson, best-selling author of 10 Things Great Dads Do: Strategies for Raising Great Kids and Overcoming Toxic Parenting: How to Be a Good Parent When Yours Wasn’t.

A wise and welcome companion through the seasons of life, Michele Howe helped me navigate the transition from parent to parent of adult children. Now I m an over-the-moon, thrilled member of the grandparent club. There s a Reason They Call It Grandparenting celebrates the profound sacredness of supporting adult children, and treating grandchildren with dignity and respect. As image-bearers of our loving God, grandparents provide unconditional acceptance, open arms, and grace upon grace. Michele offers clarity, joy, and appreciation for the vital and life-giving position of grandparents in God s family tree. –PeggySue Wells, best-selling author and coauthor of Bonding with Your Child through Boundaries, Slavery in the Land of the Free, and Rediscovering Your Happily Ever After.

You’re probably looking at this book because you want to be the best grandparent possible. In There s a Reason They Call It Grandparenting, Michele Howe does a masterful job of covering the fun part, the challenging part, and the necessary part of carrying out this role in a God-honoring way that will bless the children of your own sons and daughters. You ll discover important take-away truths, powerful ways to pray for your grandchildren, and action steps that will give you the momentum and wisdom to be a transformational influence in the lives of these precious members of your family. –Carol Kent, national speaker and author of He Holds My Hand: Experiencing God s Presence & Protection.


Michele Howe has been published in Good Housekeeping, Christianity Today, Discipleship Journal, Midwest Living, Parentlife, Fullfill, Christian Single, Single Parent Family, Focus on the Family, and Connections. Michele is the author of 17 books. Michele’s resources offer encouragement to people of all ages by challenging them to exercise their combination of strengths, skills, and life wisdom in pursuit of a healthy and fulfilling lifestyle. Recognizing that life is often difficult, readers can learn how to recognize (and find solace in) significant life-markers and by so doing, acquire the strength to embrace their daily challenges.


  • Paperback: 154 pages
  • ISBN-10: 1683070356
  • ISBN-13: 9781683070351
  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.5 x 8.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 8.2 ounces

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