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How to Say it to Teens
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0735201889, Paperback)A parents' survival guide for raising teens -- a new addition to the popular How to Say It "RM" series.
Raising teens is one of the greatest responsibilities in life. It is also one of the most challenging. So how are parents to cope -- especially with the ever-growing social pressures that today's teens face? Dr. Richard Heyman has the answer: with the right communication skills, almost any problem parents face with their teenage children can be overcome.
Offering the same practical how-to information that has made the popular How to Say It "RM" series so successful, this important reference teaches parents how to talk to their teens not only as a parent, but as a friend and advisor. One hundred and one A-to-Z topics cover the most common and contentious issues facing teens and their parents. Chapters range from difficult topics such as contraception, pregnancy, tattoos and body piercing, curfews, sex, and drugs to more mundane matters such as budgeting, careers, money, and friends. Based on real-life scenarios, each chapter serves as an instant resource for:
Including self tests, sample dialogues and checklists that will help parents assess their own communication skills, How to Say It to Teens is of critical importance to ensuring family harmony, parental sanity, and the emotional and physical well-being of teens.
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If men are from Mars and women are from Venus, then teenagers are from another universe entirely--or at least it can often seem that way. You'll discover surprisingly easy ways to keep the lines of communication open throughout the turbulent adolescent years. You'll also find an eye-opening self-test to help you assess your own communication skills, and five principles of communication that help you maintain your relationship with your teens through adolescence into adulthood.
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