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Teens Happen A Parent’s Guide to Deciphering the Most Secretive of Creatures (Written by a Teen)

3.6  ·  Rating details ·  5 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Your teenager walks in the door from school, a little late. "Hi! How are you?" you say. "Hey. Fine," he replies, heading toward his room where he'll close the door behind him.

What's a parent to do? Teens Happen is here to help, but it isn't your run-of-the-mill parenting book. This one was actually written by a teenager, and the author - highschooler Shea Rouda - gives you
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Paperback, 114 pages
Published October 17th 2011 by Real You LCC
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Shelleyrae at Book'd Out
My oldest daughter is fifteen and while I remember my teenage years with (cringing) clarity a lot has changed in the past 20+ years. I've read several parenting manuals recently, more for reassurance than anything else as I attempt to guide my daughter through this particularly delicate phase of development. Teens happened appealed to me because it is written by a teen and purports to offer insights that other similar books on the subject don't.
While Teens Happen is helpful, there are no surpris
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John Anderson
Apr 05, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: parenting
I believe this book, while concise with details and rather terse, does an excellent job of accomplishing it's goal. if Rouda's desire was to create a knowledgable, short, and funny read than i believe this could be regarded as a solid book. however, if he was trying to write a well informed, step-by-step parenting guide with extreme advice then i do think it could use a lot more info or development. ultimately i see this as a book for the parent transitioning into teen years with little time, a ...more
Clementine
Sep 28, 2011 rated it it was ok
Shelves: 2011, non-fiction
There's nothing particularly illuminating here, and while I can appreciate the idea behind it, I can't imagine parents actually seeking this out as a resource.
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