Parenting in the Home Stretch: 12 Ways to Prepare Your Kids for Life on Their Own

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About the time their kids start talking about life after high school, parents start to panic. Are my children ready for life on their own? Have I taught them what they need to get started in life? Will they make good choices and smart decisions? Parenting in the Home Stretch helps parents answer these questions by showing them the skills, attributes, and attitudes children need to master before leaving the nest. Author Connie Neumann shows parents how to teach kids to -respect authority -manage money and finances -appreciate and exercise their talents and gifts -value honesty and integrity -and much more With questions at the end of each chapter, Parenting in the Home Stretch will give moms and dads practical advice while it helps them evaluate their parenting efforts even when children are still young.

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About the author (2005)

Connie Neumann writes a parenting column for a regional publication called Family Times and has written dozens of articles in parenting magazines. She has also worked as an editor, staff writer, copyeditor, consultant, and proofreader. The mother of two teenagers, Connie lives with her family in Summerfield, Florida.

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