Feeling overwhelmed about becoming a parent the second time around? You are not alone. These tools might help to make things seem a bit more manageable.
Unexpectedly raising a child can trigger many emotions across a wide spectrum. You may feel deep worry, anger and grief on one end, but also a sense of pride, joy and opportunity on the other. Couple your emotions with the mixed feelings your grandchild may be experiencing, and the transition of your family unit may seem overwhelming. There are both challenges and rewards to parenting a second time around and, with support, you can work to make this transition and the future a positive one for your whole family.