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Surviving your adolescents : [how to manage & let go of your 13-18 year olds]
Phelan, Thomas W., 1943-
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Third edition.
Publication Information:
Glen Ellyn, IL : ParentMagic, [2012]

Physical Description:
168 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
A step-by-step approach to handling teenagers, this guide helps parents end hassles and improve their relationship with their adolescent. Parents learn how to communicate with teenagers, how to manage teenage risk-taking, how to let go in certain situations, and when to seek professional attention. Concise and encouraging, this resource walks parents through the ups and downs of parenting teenagers as their kids push towards independence.
General Note:
Includes index.

Subtitle from half t.p.
Pt. I Straight Thinking -- ch. 1 Appreciating Adolescence -- ch. 2 What's Normal? -- ch. 3 Risky Business -- ch. 4 Diagnosing Your Own Reactions -- ch. 5 Your New Job Description -- pt. II Don't Take It Personally -- ch. 6 Making Sense of The Snub -- ch. 7 "Don't Take It Personally" in Action! -- pt. III Manage & Let Go -- ch. 8 Six Kids: Intervention Examples -- ch. 9 Establish House Rules -- ch. 10 Managing The Big Four Risks -- ch. 11 Your Teens Have Their MBAs! -- ch. 12 Possible Intervention Roles -- pt. IV Stay in Touch -- ch. 13 What Not To Do: The Four Cardinal Sins -- ch. 14 What To Do -- pt. V Take Care of Yourself -- ch. 15 Midlife Parent -- ch. 16 How To Take Care of Yourself -- pt. VI Relax and Enjoy the Movie -- ch. 17 Boomerang Kids -- ch. 18 The Future.
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