What Every Parent Has to Know

Author: Rob Parsons

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444719319

Category: Self-Help

Page: 240

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Rob Parsons explains how to cope with this often disruptive period in a family's life and how to continue feeling close to your teenagers as they grow up and become increasingly independent. He gives clear and easy to follow advice making sure that you will not feel on your own and you will be able to make the most of your precious time with your children. 'Insightful and practical. It will help every parent navigate those turbulent teenage years.' - David Lumsdon, Educational Psychology Academic and Professional Tutor, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne 'This incredible book will save not just our relationships with our children, but our sanity. And the really lucky ones will discover it before their kids are teenagers.' - Parentalk 'It was as if somebody turned on a light. This book whispered to me, 'You're not the worst mother on the face of the earth. This stuff with your teenager is normal.' - Jennie, mother of three teenagers

The Terrible Teens

What Every Parent Needs to Know

Author: Kate Figes

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141928484

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 448

View: 6484


Living with teenagers can be more stressful and emotional than anything parents have previously experienced. While there are dozens of books on development in young children, books on adolescent development and how to cope are almost non-existent. Kate Figes redresses the balance. Based on the advice of experts and interviews with parents and their children, this informed and practical analysis of the difficulties young people face growing up today will be essential reading for any parent.

Nurturing the Leader Within Your Child

What Every Parent Needs to Know

Author: John C. Maxwell,Tim Elmore

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 1418508330

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 244

View: 3830


Informative, challenging and often humorous, this work explores mentoring the basic types of children and provides real-life insights on how to help them reach their full potential. Whether you have a driver, a diplomat, or a dreamer, you need to give your child permission to dream big and to dream right. Nurturing the Leader Within Your Child provides the tools for parents who want more than average for their children and who seek to inspire the pursuit of vision larger than they are.

10 Things Every Parent Needs to Know

Author: Justin Coulson

Publisher: HarperCollins Australia

ISBN: 1460708997

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 272

View: 5218


From the popular author of 21 Days to a Happier Family and 9 Ways to a Resilient Child, this book is a moving, inspiring and loving call to action for all parents. Parenting expert Dr Justin Coulson shares the ten things every parent needs to know to raise their children in positive ways. They are also ways to make parenting easier for you - so you don't have to keep 'making it up as you go along'. Drawing on positive psychology, the book gives simple and effective strategies for the main issues parents of 2-12 year olds confront in everyday family life. Justin shares his secrets of effective attention, communication and understanding; how to discipline effectively and set limits; and how to manage hot-button issues such as sibling conflict, chores, school and screens - yet still have fun as a family. Praise for Dr Justin Coulson 'Justin is a genius! His honest, compassionate and sensible advice is music to this mum's ears. I want him to adopt our family!' - Jessica Rowe, co-host, Studio 10 'Dr Justin Coulson is who I turn to when I'm feeling overwhelmed with parenting my three young (and frequently boisterous) kids. His calm, logical advice never fails to help me be a better parent.' - Bec Sparrow, author of Find Your Tribe 'If your aim is to be the best parent you possibly can, this is your go-to book.' - Madonna King, author of Being 14 'A wonderfully practical book that's bulging with heart, soul and wisdom. It's a book I'll definitely be recommending to my children, who are now parents themselves.' - Michael Grose, parenting expert and founder of Parenting Ideas

One Parent's Story, Struggle ''Teenagers'' What Was I Thinking!

Author: Leon Segers Jr.

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1479731013

Category: Fiction

Page: 155

View: 3304


Although the title of this book indicates One parents story, struggle its actually about the battle between all parents and teens; or simply adults and teens in general. I say battle, but it has actually risen to the potential for what I call generational warfare. Basically, teenagers have little respect for adults; especially parents. The protocol is simple; and yes most adults do recall progressing strategically in the same way during their own youth. Even before were born; we make demands. Then after weve grown a few years; we make many more demands. By the age of ten to thirteen, we more than expect those demands to unquestionably be met. Finally by the last 3 to 5 years of youth while living at home with our parents; weve assessed who our biggest enemy is and how we would like to take down who we now see as both an enemy, and a dictator. Simply put: after youve bitten the hand that feeds you for so long; that hand begins to appear useless. And once that represents uselessness; the person behind that outreaching hand, also serves no purpose to you. So the stage is set. Teenagers wont look back with any sense of appreciation; and parents, who also continued to grow; will look back and wonder: was it all worth it. Many are optimistic, while others are in denial. But most can only feel one thingWhat was I thinking.

What Teenage Girls Don't Tell Their Parents

Author: Michelle Mitchell

Publisher: Australian Academic Press

ISBN: 1921513772

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 172

View: 2504


As a parent you know that your 'child' is not just another teenager, struggling to grow up. She is your daughter. That in itself makes her the most unique and important teenager in the world. But when your sweet little girl suddenly stops talking, won't do anything you tell her to do, and starts dressing like she stepped out of a celebrity magazine, you start wondering what went wrong. Michelle Mitchell has spent the last 10 years day-in, day-out, listening and talking with teenage girls about their lives, loves, hates and hopes. In this book she reveals that its what your daughter isn't telling you rather than what she does tell you that matters the most. Featuring an engaging and fresh voice, this book is full of straightforward advice in a complicated world. Its honesty, reality and practicality is ably illustrated by the many real anecdotes from teenagers themselves about their hectic everyday lives.

Parenting Teens in a Confusing Culture

Answering Parent's Most Challenging Questions

Author: Mark Gregston

Publisher: Ellie Claire Gift & Paper Corporation

ISBN: 9780615248356

Category: Religion

Page: 261

View: 5125


Holding a family together when it seems the world is falling apart is the challenge faced by parents of today’s teens. Their children face a level of evil in their everyday world that their parents can’t imagine, don’t understand and often misjudge. When the cultural divide threatens to invade a family it is easy for parents to feel lost and alone, and without a plan to survive. Parents don’t know to intervene effectively when their teen spins out of control. Fortunately, teen-expert Mark Gregston understands the affects of today’s confusing culture on teens and offers the right kind of help in his newest book, Parenting Teens in a Confusing Culture. Mark answers 32 tough questions asked by parents of teenagers, with his usual wit and the biblical wisdom of the ages. His ongoing ministry to teens and their families spans more than thirty years and when he writes about how to address problems with teens, he knows what he’s talking about. Parenting Teens in a Confusing Culture helps parents better understand the forces behind the issues their teens face, like -teenage drinking -experimenting with drugs -problems at school -gender identity and same sex relationships -social abuse -immaturity -rebellion -entitlement -teenage anger -Internet influences -Disobedience, disrespect, dishonesty There is no better resource for Christian parents trying to successfully navigate today’s cultural minefields than Parenting Teens in a Confusing Culture. The compassionate wisdom found in this book makes it a must-read for every parent, grandparent, counselor or those involved with directing a teen or pre-teen’s path through this confusing world.

What Every Preteen, Teenager and Young Adult Needs to Know to Avoid Credit Card Debt

Author: Deanna Schwartzman,Deanna Suckow

Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing

ISBN: 1608443302

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 88

View: 8592


WHAT EVERY PRETEEN, TEENAGER AND YOUNG ADULT NEEDS TO KNOW TO AVOID CREDIT CARD DEBT DO YOU KNOW HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY MANAGE YOUR CREDIT CARDS? This book provides 21 statements that are presented in a concise, easy to read format for anyone interested in improving his or her financial skills and future finances. The ideas are presented in a user friendly manner, for anyone to incorporate the information into almost any lifestyle. Preteens, teenagers and young adults will find a wealth of information for them to start thinking about. Here are 21 statements that may change the way you handle money the rest of your life. Read them through and see for yourself. This is a handy book to keep as a reference that will help to make your future financially secure. Deanna W. Schwartzman and Deanna M. Suckow are former teachers who have retired, each after more than a quarter-century in the classroom. Their experiences have been with regular and special education students. Each has been married for almost 50 years. Their current total of grandchildren stands at nine. It was with these grandchildren in mind that they began the research project which has culminated in this book. They were determined that their grandchildren have the knowledge of money management for a successful, well-informed financial future. With all these grandchildren and the present day economy, they joined together to write Teaching Children Money Matters (a resource guide for parents, grandparents, teachers and students ) and its companion book, What Every Preteen, Teenager and Young Adult Needs to Know to Avoid Credit Card Debt (21 statements that may change how the future generations handle money to secure their future finances.)

Ask An Expert: Answers Every Parent Needs to Know

Author: Claire Halsey

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756663636

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 256

View: 4304


Find the answers to all your questions on raising children from 0-16 with expert tips and problem-solving strategies. When it comes to understanding children's behaviour and helping them grow into happy and confident individuals well-prepared for adult life, it pays to follow the advice and wisdom of Tanya Byron, expert professionals - and parents who know what it's like to raise children. Find out how to tame a toddler tantrum, the right amount of TV time for kids and how to encourage your child's independence. Packed with hundreds of real-life questions, answered with up-to-date information and knowledge, this expert guide covers everything you need to know, from babies to teenagers. It's like having your own parenting expert on call throughout your child's life. Find the answers to all your questions on raising children from 0-16 with expert tips and problem-solving strategies.When it comes to understanding children's behaviour and helping them grow into happy and confident individuals well-prepared for adult life, it pays to follow the advice and wisdom of Tanya Byron, expert professionals - and parents who know what it's like to raise children.

Parenting Teens with Love and Logic

Preparing Adolescents for Responsible Adulthood

Author: Jim Fay,Foster Cline

Publisher: Tyndale House

ISBN: 1612912559

Category: Religion

Page: 320

View: 7621


Parents need help to teach their teens how to make decisions responsibly—and do so without going crazy or damaging the relationship. Parenting Teens with Love and Logic, from the duo who wrote Parenting with Love and Logic, empowers parents with the skills necessary to set limits, teach important skills, and encourage decision-making in their teenagers. Covering a wide range of real-life issues teens face—including divorce, ADD, addiction, and sex—this book gives you the tools to help your teens find their identity and grow in maturity. Indexed for easy reference.