Surviving Your Child's Adolescence

How to Understand, and Even Enjoy, the Rocky Road to Independence
Narrated by: Christopher Tavlos
Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
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Expert suggestions for guiding your child through the rough teenage years.

Does it sometimes seem like your teenager is trying to push you over the edge? Learn what your child is going through and what you can do to help your teen navigate this difficult period in this practical guide from psychologist and parenting expert Carl Pickhardt. In an easy-to-listen style, Dr. Pickhardt describes a four stage model of adolescent growth to help parents anticipate common developmental changes in their daughter or son from late elementary school through the college age years.

Provides unique advice for dealing with arguing, chores, the messy room, homework, and many other issues.

Offers best practices for teaching effective communication, constructive conflict, and responsible decision-making.

Includes ideas for protecting kids against the dangers of the Internet, bullying, dating, sexual involvement, and substance use.

An essential road map for parents looking to guide their children on the path to adulthood.

©2013 Carl Pickhardt (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

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I got this book because I needed help with my teenage son. Even though it's more of a guide, I can listen while I work or drive and still gain plenty. I recommend reading, applying and re-reading to get the most from it.

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This practical how to teaches parents how to work with their kid in a loving and compassionate way, without judging. Well read and well written.

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  • 05-15-15

Excellent, Clear and insightful

Highly recommended. Very helpful. I wish I had listened to this book 3 years ago. Excellent narration with many useful tips