The 5 Simple Truths of Raising Kids: How to Deal with Modern Problems Facing Your Tweens and Teens

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Demos Medical Publishing, Oct 9, 2012 - Family & Relationships - 173 pages
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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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User Review  - walterqchocobo - LibraryThing

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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User Review  - joyceBl - LibraryThing

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

Contents

Chapter 1 Nine Steps of Estate and Financial Planning
1
Chapter 2 COPD Estate and Financial Planning Basics
13
Ancillary Issues Critical to Planning for Those Living with COPD
35
The Key to Your Security
51
The Foundation of Any Estate Plan Getting Your Financial House in Order
63
Authorizing Someone to Take Legal Action for You
75
HIPAA
105
Designating Someone to Make Health Care Decisions for You
117
Distributing Assets and Caring for Your Loved Ones
143
Maintaining Control and Protecting You Through Disability
147
Chapter 11 Charitable Giving
169
Chapter 12 Other Considerations
179
Chapter 13 Getting Started
191
Index
197
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R. Bradley Snyder is the president of New Amsterdam Consulting, Inc. and has worked for industry giants Marvel Comics, The Discovery Channel, and Nickelodeon. The projects he has designed and managed have helped develop raw concepts into some of the industry's most successful program and campaigns for children.

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