"Trust Me, Mom--everyone Is Going!"

"Trust Me, Mom--everyone Is Going!"

The New Rules For Mothering Adolescent Girls

Book - 2002
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Thousands of mothers found reassurance as well as real solutions for mother-daughter conflict in "I'm Not Mad, I Just Hate You!"Now, Roni Cohen-Sandler brings the same sound advice and practical expertise to the issues that erupt around a teenage daughter's social life. Whether a daughter is nearing puberty or in the throes of adolescence, mothers today anguish over the best way to deal with seemingly endless issues of attitude, self-image, secrecy, friends, boyfriends, and nightlife. Cohen-Sandler introduces a five-step approach to parenting teens effectively using the concept of BRAIN-Being flexible, respectful, attuned, involved, and noncontrolling-and addresses topics such as: * To Snoop or Not to Snoop-respecting a daughter's privacy * Parties and Partying-staying safe while having fun * Body image and identity-how they relate to making smart decisions * Setting limits-when they can become a detriment and when they can build trust Rooted in psychologically sound principles as well as clinical and personal experience, this is a new model of parenting, based on love, trust, and discernment, for a new generation of mothers.
Publisher: New York : Viking Penguin, 2002.
ISBN: 9780670030682
0670030686
Branch Call Number: 649.133 Coh 3701 3
649.133 Coh 3701 1
Characteristics: xii, 305 pages

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