When Things Get Crazy With your Teen
The Why, the How, and What to Do NowBook - 2009
Gives the basic "do's" and "don'ts" of addressing teen problems and issues, such as coming home late or getting pregnant, with practical advice for making the proper first response, knowing the right things to say in different scenarios, and developing a working relationship built on respect.
Gives the basics of addressing teen problems and issues, such as coming home late or getting pregnant, with advice for giving the proper first response, knowing the right things to say, and developing a relationship built on respect.
No, it’s not easy raising teenagers. Yes, there are sane solutions--in this problem-solving parent’s guide from the bestselling author of Yes, Your Teen Is Crazy
How should you respond when your teen comes home late? Wears inappropriate clothes? Is pregnant, or flunking out? You’ll find the answers here--right at your fingertips--in this quick-reference manual from one of the leading experts on adolescent behavior. As someone who has counseled hundreds of teens in his practice and as a father of two teens himself, Dr. Michael Bradley understands how teenagers can drive you crazy. Offering practical “first response” advice, he tells you exactly what to do and what NOT to do in about every scenario you’ll ever face with your kid,from messy rooms and monstrous moods to drug abuse and depression.
If you own a teen (or feel owned by one) the experts agree you need this book
“. . . a wonderful, straightforward, and extremely helpful book. Michael Bradley's advice is always compassionate, very much on the mark, and, above all, realistic.”
--Anthony E. Wolf, Ph.D., bestselling author of Get Out of My Life, but First Could You Drive Me and Cheryl to the Mall
“Raising teens can be quite a bumpy ride. When Things Get Crazy with Your Teen supplies an easy-to-read, practical, and valuable road map for the trip.”
--David Walsh, Ph.D., author of Why Do They Act That Way?
“Exceptional. . . . This is a book that I will highly recommend, not just to parents of my adolescent patients but for all parents attempting to raise teenagers in today's complex and stress-filled world.”
--Sam Goldstein, Ph.D., coauthor of Raising Resilient Children
“Parents will find fresh insights and concrete, no-nonsense help throughout . . ..”--Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish, authors of How to Talk So Teens Will Listen & Listen So Teens Will Talk