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Tip Sheets For Grandfamilies

Taking Care of Yourself

Puzzle Pieces What You Might Be Feeling        
Puzzle Pieces Relationships With Your Partner    
Puzzle Pieces Grandfamilies Need A Break    
Puzzle Pieces Proven Stress Relievers    
Puzzle Pieces Taking Care of Yourself    
Puzzle Pieces Family At Large - Rocking The Marriage Boat    
Puzzle Pieces Tips For Managing Holiday Stress    


Financial and Benefit Issues
Puzzle Pieces Are You Leaving Money on the Table?    
Puzzle Pieces Applying For MaineCare    
Puzzle Pieces Applying For TANF    
Puzzle Pieces Planning Ahead For Winter Heating    
Puzzle Pieces Energy Saving Tips    
Puzzle Pieces Benefits QuickLinks from AARP
    
Puzzle Pieces Help Heating Your Home This Winter    
Puzzle Pieces Free and Reduced Meals at School

    
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Issues    
Puzzle Pieces Talking About Parental Substance Abuse     
Puzzle Pieces Talking About Alcohol and Other Drugs     
Puzzle Pieces  Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Through Childhood and Adolescense     
Puzzle Pieces  Teens and Substance Abuse     
Puzzle Pieces Treatment of Children with Mental Disorders     
Puzzle Pieces Nutrition and ADHD     
Puzzle Pieces Depression   
  

Parenting Tips and Ideas   
Puzzle Pieces Supporting a Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered or Questioning Child         Click here to read the full article by Dr. Peter Rees.   
Puzzle Pieces Things Children Need From You     
Puzzle Pieces Taking Back The Power    
Puzzle Pieces Visits with Parents    
Puzzle Pieces Is Your Child Ready To Stay Alone?    
Puzzle Pieces Basic Tips for Effective Advocacy at Your Child's School    
Puzzle Pieces Parenting Teens    
Puzzle Pieces Summer Activities for the Family    
Puzzle Pieces Safety Tips for Kids    
Puzzle Pieces Talking about Bullying    
Puzzle Pieces Tips for a Peaceful Holiday Season    
Puzzle Pieces Dealing With Professionals    
Puzzle Pieces Building Your Child's Self Esteem    
Puzzle Pieces Collaborative Problem Solving - Part 1    
Puzzle Pieces Collaborative Problem Solving - Part 2    
Puzzle Pieces Summertime Fun    
Puzzle Pieces Back To School    
Puzzle Pieces Learning About Your Child    
Puzzle Pieces Nighttime Anxiety    
Puzzle Pieces Incorporating Quality Time Into Your Schedule    
Puzzle Pieces Snow Day Activities    
Puzzle Pieces Reading with Kids of All Ages    
Puzzle Pieces Developing Healthy Attachments in Your Family    
Puzzle Pieces Insecure Attachments    
Puzzle Pieces The Importance of Play    
Puzzle Pieces Communication Within A Family    
Puzzle Pieces Talking About Separation Anxiety
    
Puzzle Pieces Raising Teens and Tweens: Part 1    
Puzzle Pieces Raising Teens and Tweens: Part 2    
Puzzle Pieces Preparing for I.E.P. Meetings    
Puzzle Pieces Tips For Getting Kids Up And Ready For The Day
    
Puzzle Pieces Caring For Children Exposed to Domestic Violence and Other Traumas    
Puzzle Pieces Dealing With Nightmares and Night Terrors in Children    
Puzzle Pieces Fun Winter Weather and Weekend Activities To Do With Children  
Puzzle Pieces
Fun In The Kitchen    
Puzzle Pieces Tips For Parents of Adolescents    
Puzzle Pieces Night Terrors in Children    
Puzzle Pieces Dealing With Challenging Behaviors During the Holidays

 Other Resources    
Puzzle Pieces Helpful Websites    
Puzzle Pieces Attorneys and Their Fees    
Puzzle Pieces Special Education Laws - What You Should Know    
Puzzle Pieces Farm Shares and Family Gardening    
Puzzle Pieces Domestic Violence: A Friend or Relative is Being Abused at Home.  What Do You Do?    
Puzzle Pieces Finding Affordable Dental Care    
Puzzle Pieces Volunteering Together    
Puzzle Pieces School Enrollment    
Puzzle Pieces Maine's Senior Farm Share Program