The 5 Simple Truths of Raising Kids: How to Deal with Modern Problems Facing Your Tweens and Teens
The 5 Simple Truths of Raising Kidsdraws upon the entirety of Brad’s research and professional experience. In his career he has surveyed over 100,000 children and adolescents, personally interviewing close to 4,000 in group and one-on-one sessions, and run direct service programs in major cities nationwide. He breaks down barriers between the generations and present tweens and teens as they really are. Brad distills the best information on child development, media use, delinquency and morality into five simple truths that will help parents better understand and appreciate the young people in their lives while providing strategies for addressing everyday concerns in positive and productive ways.
Brad doesn’t place the danger with kids, rather he thinks the danger lies with the sensationalized media about tweens and teens.The 5 Truths of Raising Kidsis based on solid research, but Brad’s writing is easy to digest and punctuated with anecdotes from his own experience counseling kids, working within juvenile prisons, and developing television programs and video games. Some of it is funny, most of it is practical, but all of it is important to anyone who cares about kids.
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It is always nice to read a book like this--one full of common sense packaged in a different way from how I have heard it before. Nothing brand new but good reminders. Read full review
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The author of 5 Simple Truths of Raising Kids, R. Bradley Snyder, has spent his career as a researcher talking to teens and studying teens’ behavior and has developed a deep understanding of how to ... Read full review
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