Millions of grandparents have sole responsibility for raising their grandkids. If you are looking for hope and wisdom on how to help your kids and grandkids, this is the book for you. The Summer of Paintless Toenails is the story of one awesome grandmother who is not only surviving but thriving as she works to save her family ravaged by drugs and death. Here's what you get: - A Hard Knock Knock: What to do when policemen come to the door - Into the Blender: How Sam and Debbie put together two families and survived - On That Distant Shore: How a super-natural vision helped Sam survive - The Life We Choose: How to help without creating dependency - Falling off The Bicycle: 18 Tips for sharpening grandparent skills - Connections: How to thrive by creating vital relationships - Recovery Room: 10 Tips on how to recover - from a forty year I.C.U. veteran - The Rest of the Story: 14 wisdom insights on how to find rest in the storm
Sam and Debbie have seven grandkids, four great grandkids and live in Indiana on their mini-farm with their young grandson. Debbie is an author and forty-four year veteran of intensive care nursing. She now has a passion for helping grandmothers win the war for their grandkids. Sam has a degree in psychology from Huntington University, and is the creator of Granpa Cratchet.