How to Raise Your Parents: A Teen Girl's Survival Guide
Being a teen (or the parent of a teen) doesn't have to be so hard. How to Raise Your Parents will help teens and their parents navigate those years between training bras and keys to the family car. In a voice teens will relate to and parents will appreciate, author Sarah O'Leary Burningham offers smart advice about negotiation and parental hot buttons and a little insight about what the world looks like from a parent's point of view.
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Reviewed by Erikka Adams, aka "The Bookbinder" for TeensReadToo.com
Ever wonder what your mom or dad is thinking when they won't let you walk out of the house in a perfectly good outfit? Or how about when they come up with some crazy rule that doesn't make any sense?
And parents, what is your teen thinking when they choose a ropes course adventure summer camp over horseback riding? And what about those "trashy" books they read?
Welcome to the world of raising a parent....or, I mean, raising a teen?
Sarah O'Leary Burningham uses a voice both funny and charming to reach out to parents and teens. She recognizes the strengths and merits of both units and tries to highlight and outline ways that teens and parents can work together to overcome communication obstacles.
Be sure to check out the funny way that she does this for teens with her "parent profiles."
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Not particularly practical! But amusing nonetheless. Read full review
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