Building a Legacy of Love: Thriving in the Sandwich Generation (Large Print / Paperback)
Christy's book, "Building a Legacy of Love: Thriving in the Sandwich Generation," might be the one you don't know you need, yet Combining straightforward research and tender memoir, Christy shines a light on a challenge faced by nearly 50% of Americans - raising children while also caring for an aging parent or loved one. This book offers insights into the unique needs of parents squeezed between two generations who need them dearly, while offering insights and mindset shifts that can lead to greater compassion, resilience, and well-being. She addresses difficult conversations and how to prepare for those, anticipatory grief experienced by family members, how to talk to children about death and dying, and the need for ruthless self-care in order to rise above the struggles. Christy speaks from experience as a Sandwich Generation parent and as a mental health professional with over 30 years of experience working with adults and children. Whether you're a parent in the middle, or an aging loved one, "Building a Legacy of Love: Thriving in the Sandwich Generation," will inspire you to have meaningful conversations.