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Raising a Teenager: Parents and the Nurturing of a Responsible Teen

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Parents want their teenagers to be two things: high school graduates and decent human beings.

The tools for helping our teenage children attain each of these deceptively simple, vital goals are active and continuous communication combined with unconditional, loving support. Parenting experts Jeanne and Don Elium believe that any time is the right time to talk to our teens a
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Paperback, 246 pages
Published July 1st 1999 by Celestial Arts
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Douglas Lord
Oct 13, 2014 rated it it was ok
This guide encourages a broad and gentle approach to parenting teens. The book covers little new ground as a practical parenting tool, instead parroting expertise found in the Q&A sections of books like John Rosemond's Teen Proofing (LJ 11/15/98). The writing is often dramatic (teens are on a constant "search for truth") and contradictory (computer games are alternately "life negating" and "lifelines"); such issues like sexuality, drugs, and work are covered superficially. The Eliums (Raisin ...more
Phyllis
Jul 16, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: non-fictiion
Great book on raising teens.
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