7 Things Your Teenager Won't Tell You: And How to Talk About Them Anyway (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Dec 10, 2008 - Family & Relationships - 256 pages
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REVISED AND UPDATED 2011 EDITION

The essence of adolescence hasn't changed since this book was first published in 2005. Their brains haven't skipped a growth spurt; their search for identity hasn't been called off or even detoured; they haven't forgotten how to speak with the ease of attitude. And yet, fingers fly across keys to a host of new adolescent domains--from texting to iTunes, from chats to anything-on-demand. This update traverses new adolescent territory, both charted and uncharted, to bring parents up-to-speed on what to expect and how to deal.

Every teenager keeps secrets, and if you're like most parents, you worry about what your kids don't tell you--especially when they prefer text messages and social networking sites to face-to-face conversation. Now this popular guide has been revised and updated to address the challenges parents face with a wired and Web-savvy generation. Jenifer Lippincott and Robin Deutsch offer a deceptively simple plan for talking to your kids that's based on a simple set of rules: Teens need to stay safe, show respect, and keep in touch--online, and in real life.




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Contents

What We Need to Know About the Liinbic System 44
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job Descriptions
11
THEIR BRAINS ARE TO BLAME 41
40
The Great Brain Drain
46
Stress and the Adolescent Brain
58
TRUTH IS AS MALLEABLE AS THEIR FRIDAY NIGHT PLANS
74
Getting at the Truth
81
CONTROLLING THEM IS NOT THE POINT
99
FRIENDS DONT MATTER AS MUCH AS WE MAY THINK
162
Social Friendworking
168
Friendship Formations
178
WHEN WE SAY NO THEY HEAR MAYBE
194
Values Clarification
200
Gender Balancing
208
TAKING RISKS GIVES THEM POWER
224
Degrees of Risk
230

A New Regime
112
Taking Their Temperaments I 07
120
Games lts Okay to Play I I I
130
What They See ls Not Wl1atWe See
136
The Art of the Adolescent Conversation
144
How to Deal
236
NOTES
249
SELECTED REFERENCES
257
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About the author (2008)

Jenifer Marshall Lippincott has worked with adolescents for more than two decades as a teacher, dean, and learning consultant. She holds a master’s degree in human development from Harvard University. She lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband and two adolescents.
 
Robin M. Deutsch, PhD., is the director of the Center of Excellence for Children, Families, and the Law at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, a consultant in the department of psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, and an associate clinical professor at Harvard Medical School. In her psychology practice, she sees children, adolescents, and parents. She successfully survived the adolescence of a son and a daughter.




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