How to Raise Your Adult Children: Real-Life Advice for When Your Kids Don't Want to Grow Up

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Penguin, Aug 5, 2010 - Family & Relationships - 304 pages
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A funny and practical guide to parenting "grown" children.

Today's "kids" are taking longer to move out, tend to marry later, and are baffling their parents with issues far beyond the expertise of Spock or Ferber.

In this irreverent yet essential guide, a bestselling writer and a psychotherapist- both of whom have adult children-team up to provide witty and insightful advice for the millions who need help handling a range of perilous and very adult situations, including

? how to get a couch potato out of the house
? when to not pay for a child's wedding
? what to say about your kids' own parenting methods
? and much, much more
 

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Contents

Title Page
CHAPTER TWO The College Years
Living Arrangements
CHAPTER FOUR Work
CHAPTER FIVE Dating
CHAPTER SIX Family Rituals
CHAPTER SEVEN Marriage
CHAPTER EIGHT InLaws
CHAPTER NINE Grandchildren
CHAPTER TEN Divorce
CHAPTER ELEVEN Aging and Illness
Conclusion
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About the author (2010)

Gail Parent is an award-winning writer and producer whose credits include The Tracey Ullman Show, The Carol Burnett Show, Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, and The Golden Girls. She is also the bestselling author of Sheila Levine Is Dead and Living in New York.

Susan Ende. M.F.T., is a psychotherapist and has taught at California Institute of Technology, Pepperdine University, and California State University at Los Angeles. Both authors live in California.

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