Parenting Today's Teenager: A Guide to Fostering Democracy, Cooperation, and Teamwork in Your Home

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AuthorHouse, Sep 1, 2005 - Family & Relationships - 124 pages
Parenting Today's Teenager is the culmination of information which Geri Carter has collected and presented over several years of teaching parenting classes. Written specifically for modern parents, reading the book is like taking a dynamic eight-week parenting course, complete with real life examples, with the ability to access information at your finger tips. Written in an easy-to-understand format, it gives readers a workable theory of parenting and plenty of parenting skills to try and to apply. The book addresses: Tapping into your teens' Strengths and Positive personality traits. Ways to truly Encourage young people. How to incorporate Family Meetings into your family's routine. Using Consequences effectively. A workable plan for Chores and Allowance. Ways to help teens to Open Up and KEEP talking. AND much, much more! If you are looking for ways to improve the relationship between you and your teen, improve cooperation in the day to day operation of your home, or to improve the sense of teamwork and belonging in your home, then Parenting Today's Teenager is the book you!

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Geri Carter lives in South Florida. She has two children: Nicholas, 16, and Kelly, 11 .

In 2002, Geri completed her Master’s degree in Counseling, and graduated with honors from the University of South Florida. She has worked with adolescents and their families for the past 14 years. Her passion is to equip parents with skills that affect positive change in the home.

Geri is a director of the Florida Adlerian Society, and President of the USF Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Alumni Society. She currently works for STAR Consulting in the Orlando area.

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