It is one of the greatest shocks any parent faces. Your gorgeous, smart, polite child is suddenly transformed into a monosyllabic, moody teen who can hardly bear to be in the same room as their parents.
Teenagers can be trying - and parents end up feeling they can't cope.
But it needn't be impossible. Living with teenagers can be one of the most rewarding times of your life. You just need to approach it in the right way.
In this helpful, concise, practical guide, parenting expert Anne Coates guides you through how to cope with the teenage years; shows how to steer your child through to adulthood; and offers advice on how to stop them going off the rails.
It include chapters on -
Learning to Let Go
Puberty & Hormones
First love – first heartbreak
Pocket money & allowances
Avoiding risky behavior
How to get your teenagers to talk to you
School & education
Helping your teen make decisions
'Parenting Without Tears: Living With Teens' will help you make sure your child becomes a successful, well-balanced adult. It is the guide every parent needs to help them through the most challenging years of parenting
Anne Coates is a journalist and author who has contributed to a wide range of parenting and women’s magazines and well as The Guardian and The Scotsman, specialising in health, parenting and education issues.
In 2007, Anne founded the website Parenting Without Tears and, after chairing the management committee of a local nursery, and then a primary school she is now a member of Southwark Diocesan Board of Education.
Anne’s non-fiction books include: Your Only Child, Applying to University The Essential Guide and University A Survival Guide.
After writing short stories for magazines, Anne has just published a collection: 'Cheque-Mate & Other Tales of the Unexpected' and is currently working on a novella.
Endeavour Press is the UK's leading independent digital publisher.
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Published September 9, 2012
by Endeavour Press Ltd..
Parenting & Relationships.