Positive parenting your teens
Fawcett Columbine, May 27, 1997 - Family & Relationships - 412 pages
DOES YOUR TEENAGER . . . . . . appear self-centered and disrespectful? . . . refuse to cooperate with chores? . . . choose friends who exert a bad influence? . . . know the difference between a risk and an adventure? . . . spend too much time on the Internet? . . . seem stressed by the pressures of friendships and school work? . . . suffer from low self-esteem and poor body image? Raising teenagers today is enormously challenging. But our teenagers can be wonderful--if we parents understand their special needs and know how to channel their boundless energy and creativity. Positive Parenting Your Teens gives you techniques that emphasize cooperation, active listening, and mutual respect. This handbook Pinpoints problems in alphabetically arranged entries Spells out exactly what you can do to help Provides sample dialogue to guide you in "talking through" each problem immediately Details preventive measures to incorporate into your day-to-day parenting Explains when to back off and when and how to seek outside help Whether they're struggling with dating, homework, drugs or alcohol, battling depression, or challenging traditional values and standards, our teenagers need the support, love, and stability that only parents can give. This wise and easy-to-use volume offers parents quick, clear, workable strategies not only for surviving but for enjoying the teenage years.
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WHAT HAPPENS DURING THE TEEN YEARS
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