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Running the Rapids

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Ever been white-water rafting? That sudden rush of adrenaline, exhilaration, and white-knuckle terror and that overwhelming sense of foreboding that leaves you gasping for breath and hoping against all hope you'll live to see another day? If so, then you know the thrill, the terror, the risks, and, yes, the rewards of raising adolescents! So strap on your life preserver an ...more
Paperback, 337 pages
Published August 1st 2005 by Tyndale House Publishers (first published 2005)
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Oct 09, 2014 Matthew rated it it was amazing
If you have adolescents or pre-adolescents living in your home, you must read this fantastic book. As a parent of two adolescents (and two who will be there soon), I found this to be an amazing resource and encouragement in my parenting.

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Adolescence is "a contradictory place- where young teenagers want to be the center of the world at the same time they don't want any attention drawn to them! They want to be perfect in all they do and in how they
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Good nuggets of wisdom
Dec 18, 2014 Julie rated it it was amazing
Love Dr. Leman's practical, non-nonsense advice for guiding teens. I will try to incorporate his methods ASAP!
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Dr. Kevin Leman is an internationally recognized psychologist, author, and media personality. He was the first to popularize Adlerian psychological concepts in the United States, which are based on birth-order and family dynamics. Dr. Leman holds Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees in clinical psychology from the University of Arizona.

Dr. Leman is the founder and president of "Couples of P
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