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A survival guide to parenting teens : talking to your kids about sexting, drinking, drugs, and other things that freak you out

Author: Joani Geltman
Publisher: New York : AMACOM, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Defiant toddlers ... Back talking gradeschoolers ... Nothing is as challenging as the landmines encountered by parents of teenagers. Online bullying, sexting, hook ups, pot smoking, depression--what parent knows how to handle these explosive problems? A Survival Guide to Parenting Teens offers the solutions. Covering a broad range of issues--80 different topics in all--this straight-talking guide helps parents  Read more...
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Geltman, Joani.
A Survival Guide to Parenting Teens : Talking to Your Kids About Sexting, Drinking, Drugs, and Other Things That Freak You Out.
New York : AMACOM, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joani Geltman
ISBN: 9780814433676 0814433677
OCLC Number: 877768757
Notes: 36. What Happens when Teens are Left Unsupervised: A Room-for-Improvement Parenting Story.
Description: 1 online resource (297 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part One: Just Tell Me what to do About ... Raising a Teen; 1. Deflection and Denial: Your Teen's Main Defense Mechanisms; 2. My Teenage Clone: The Power of Conformity; 3. Getting your Teen up in the Morning: Strategies for Eliminating the Daily Fight from the Morning Routine; 4. You can't Always Get what you Want: The Demanding and Entitled Teen; 5. Too Much Time on their Hands: The Busier the Teen, the More Motivated; 6. The Power of Puberty: Changing Body, Changing Brain. 7. L is for Lazy: Getting your Teens to do what you want them to Do8. Trust vs. Temptation: How to Help a Sneaky Teen; 9. Lies of Omission: "Oh. I didn't Think I had to Tell you That"; 10. Why don't Boys Talk? A Different Kind of Silent Treatment; 11. My Kid the Quitter: Why won't My Teen Stick with Anything?; 12. The Parent-Teen Power Struggle: You can't Make Me; 13. Helping your Teen with Remembering: You Forgot Your __________ Again?; 14. Teen Self-Absorption: My Teen the Narcissist; 15. My Teen the Pit Bull: Never Takes no for an Answer; 16. The Teen who Talks Back: The Kid's Got Attitude. 17. The Messy Room: To Clean or not to CleanPart Two: Just Tell Me what to do About ... Keeping My Teen Motivated and Engaged in School; 18. Why can't My Teen do Better? How to Assess Achievement; 19. Studying and Learning vs. Texting and Facebook: Strategies for Time Management; 20. The Plight of the Homework Avoider: It's not Just Laziness; 21. The Drama of Exams: A Strategy for Success; 22. The Report Card: A Call to Action; 23. Summer Reading: Thank you Teachers, for Ruining My Last Few Weeks of Summer; Part Three: Just Tell Me what to do About ... Navigating the College Process. 24. Senioritis-Parentitis: Surviving the Application Process and Tips for Successful College Visits25. Eenie, Meenie, Miney Mo, to which College should I Go? A Roadmap for Decision Making; 26. What to Expect from your High School Graduating Senior: Letting Go; 27. What to Expect from your College Students when they Return Home; Part Four: Just Tell Me what to do About ... Helping My Teen Avoid the Friendship Traps; 28. The Bully Pulpit: Strategies to Ward off a Bully; 29. Loyalty in Teens can be Harmful to their Health: Penn State, a Case Study. 30. The Agony of a Ninth-Grade Boy: What it Feels like to be the Youngest Boy in the School31. Teens who Feel Left Out: "Why don't they Ever Call Me?"; 32. The Bad Seed Friend: What to do about the Friend you Wish your Teen Didn't Have; Part Five: Just Tell Me what to do About ... Drinking and Drugs; 33. Getting to Know your Teen's Drinking Personality: What Motivates your Teen to Drink or do Drugs?; 34. Keeping your Teens Safe if or when they Choose to Drink: A Successful Strategy; 35. The Consequences of Teens Drinking in your Home: It's Always your Responsibility to Keep Teens Safe.
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Turn back the clocks! Your sweet child has morphed into a teen. And it's no longer just a messy bedroom or an attitude with a capital "A" causing concern. There's a whole new range of issues on the  Read more...

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