Teenage as a Second Language by Barbara R. Greenberg

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You woke up one day and your cheerful, friendly kid had morphed into a sarcastic, sullen adolescent who can't—or won't—talk to you.

That's when you know it's time to learn to speak a second language—teen. Teenage as a Second Language reveals the secrets to talking to teenagers—one dialogue at a time. With these groundbreaking strategies, you'll maintain good communication, healthy interaction, and a strong connection to your teen, no matter how rocky the road to puberty becomes. You will learn how to:Let your teens help set the rules—and the consequences for breaking themRealize that "me, me, me!" is actually age-appropriatePut honesty above all elseTry not to criticize, judge, or become angryBased on the latest research, this book works as a Rosetta Stone to help you hear what your kids are really saying—and makes sure nothing is lost in translation!


About Barbara R. Greenberg

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Barbara R. Greenberg has a doctorate in clinical psychology from SUNY at Stony Brook. She maintains a full-time private practice in Connecticut where she serves as the Adolescent Consultant for Silver Hill Hospital.Jennifer A. Powell-Lunder has a doctorate in school/clinical child psychology from Pace University. She is the Director of an inpatient adolescent unit at Four Winds Hospital in New York. She is an adjunct professor at Pace University and maintains a private practice in New York.
Published October 18, 2010 by Adams Media. 258 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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