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Hope for Parents of Troubled Teens: A Practical Guide to Getting Them Back on Track

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It is never too late for parents to reach their teenager or young adult. Licensed counselor Connie Rae draws from professional and personal experience to provide insight, encouragement, and advice. Offering wise counsel and a reassuring tone, she helps parents better understand their child's temperament, their own parenting style, and the developmental process their child ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published January 1st 2012 by Bethany House Publishers
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Jimmy Reagan
May 03, 2012 Jimmy Reagan rated it really liked it
Here’s a book for those experiencing trouble with your teenage children. Besides being a licensed counselor, Ms. Rae has experienced her own deep trouble with a teenage child of her own. That will color your opinion of the book. You will either think that you would rather listen to someone who raised teenagers and dodged disaster, or you might think she has insight into how to make the best out of the disaster. Probably you would find another book better if you haven’t had the tragedy yet of a r ...more
Tima
Apr 22, 2012 Tima rated it it was amazing
Shelves: parenting
This book is exactly what the title says it is. It's a very practical guide to helping parents. It's simple format and easy to understand language cut straight to the point and help clarify what troubled teens are facing today.

This book is God centered and revolves around bringing the family closer together and closer to God. Each chapter lists a potential problem and tells the story of a similar family and how they resolved their conflicts. It has quite a few scriptures to back the ideas and en
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Stephanie
Jan 01, 2014 Stephanie rated it really liked it
Read this on the recommendation of a therapeutic boarding school for troubled boys.

This book would have been very helpful about two years ago when dealing with a more "controllable" teen - 13/14 years old. I look forward to applying communication techniques moving forward as my stepson goes through treatment/recovery program.
mRose
Jan 01, 2013 mRose rated it it was ok
Shelves: motherhood
Stupid. There was a few things that caught my eye, but it seemed this book was more about the parent than the child. Some very obvious things, like pay attention to your child and don't 'egg-them-on', but nothing that really spoke to the need of a parent for hope.
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