TALKING TO TWEENS

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Talking To Tweens

Author : Elizabeth Hartley-Brewer
ISBN : 0786739185
Genre : Psychology
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They may look sweet and compliant, but these days children aged between 8 and 12—“tweens” —are fast emerging as a force to be reckoned with. Gaining in confidence, expecting more freedom, and increasingly targeted commercially, they present many new and challenging issues for parents. But getting the relationship right during these important years can build a rewarding trust and openness that will see parents through the rocky teenage years ahead.Giving sound advice that is firmly rooted in the real world and based on a clear understanding of tweens’ needs, parenting expert Elizabeth Hartley-Brewer explains how staying close to our children while beginning to let go helps us achieve the balance that is so important for the parent-child relationship. Tackling everyday issues of real concern, Talking to Tweens offers practical, down-to-earth, and reassuring guidance on: Self-discipline, consideration, and kindnessPeer pressure and bullyingAllowances and spending moneyBody image and healthy eatingSex and pubertyFamily disruptionsRisk, danger, and responsibilitySchool problems and work pressureNurturing self-esteem and identity
Category: Psychology

Tweens

Author : Andrea Clifford-Poston
ISBN : 1851683801
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 56.28 MB
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Tweens - children aged 8 to 12 - are fast becoming recognised as a group in their own right. In this warm, practical and down-to-earth guide, Andrea Clifford-Poston offers clear and workable advice for parents coming to terms with 'the tweens years'.
Category: Family & Relationships

Just Say Know

Author : Cynthia Kuhn
ISBN : 0393322580
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Offers a common-sense guide for parents on how to provide their children with the essential information about drugs and alcohol.
Category: Family & Relationships

Teenage As A Second Language

Author : Barbara R Greenberg
ISBN : 9781440509162
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 29.96 MB
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What are you to do when your cheerful, friendly family members morph overnight into sarcastic, sullen, teens? How can you get through to these hormonally challenged strangers when all you get in return are sighs and eyerolls? Thankfully, this book reveals the groundbreaking strategies you can use to maintain good communication, healthy interaction, and strong connections to your teen, no matter how rocky the road to puberty becomes. You'll learn how to: Let your teens help set the rules--and the consequences for breaking them Realize that "me, me, me!" is actually age-appropriate Put honesty above all else Try not to criticize, judge, or become angry Based 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!
Category: Family & Relationships

The Everything Tween Book

Author : Linda Sonna
ISBN : 9781440522536
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Has your daughter started wearing makeup and thinking about boys - years before you dreamed it could happen? Are you concerned that your son has been acting up and talking back - while you’re sure you should still be his hero? As you know, the ''tween'' years, which fall between the ages of eight and twelve, can often be a challenging time for both you and your child. The Everything Tween Book, written by child psychologist Dr. Linda Sonna, helps you navigate the trying years between childhood and adolescence. From addressing such serious issues as eating disorders and school violence to learning tolerance for pink and blue hair, The Everything Tween Book helps you understand and cope with your child’s psychological, social, and emotional needs. The Everything Tween Book provides sound, professional advice on: Understanding - and dealing with - rebellion Improving communication Disciplining Managing sibling spats Helping your tween face peer pressure Ensuring good health Teaching sex education Packed with practical advice and reliable tips to help you get through the worst conflicts, The Everything Tween Book ensures that you stay sane while your tween blossoms into a healthy, happy, and mature young adult.
Category: Family & Relationships

Tween Talk A Tween S Guide To Social Success

Author : Erainna Winnett
ISBN : 0692211187
Genre :
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Child education and counseling expert Erainna Winnett brings more than 20 years of experience in teaching, counseling, and raising children to the hot-button issues every tween faces today. Written in a conversational style and chock full of concrete steps and tips, this interactive guide helps children make a smoother transition from preteen to teen by equipping them with proven strategies for social success. Although Tween Talk was written with a tween reading audience in mind, parents, guardians, teachers, and other adults will find it an invaluable tool for supporting the children in their lives to navigate the trials and tribulations of being a tween with flying colors! Tween Talk has chapters devoted to the following issues: - Self-Confidence - Friendship - Cliques - Conflict Resolution - Peer Pressure - Bullying - Cyberbullying - Self-Empowerment "When it comes to the hot-button issues facing that special group of kids making the transition to their teenage years, Erainna Winnett has her finger squarely on the pulse of today's tween set." "Bringing together her more than 20 years of experience in education, counseling and parenting, Winnett offers solid advice and success strategies that will see tweens through the social challenges they face." Also available for Kindle
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Peaceful Parent Happy Kids

Author : Laura Markham
ISBN : 9781101613627
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 61.64 MB
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A groundbreaking guide to raising responsible, capable, happy kids Based on the latest research on brain development and extensive clinical experience with parents, Dr. Laura Markham’s approach is as simple as it is effective. Her message: Fostering emotional connection with your child creates real and lasting change. When you have that vital connection, you don’t need to threaten, nag, plead, bribe—or even punish. This remarkable guide will help parents better understand their own emotions—and get them in check—so they can parent with healthy limits, empathy, and clear communication to raise a self-disciplined child. Step-by-step examples give solutions and kid-tested phrasing for parents of toddlers right through the elementary years. If you’re tired of power struggles, tantrums, and searching for the right “consequence,” look no further. You’re about to discover the practical tools you need to transform your parenting in a positive, proven way.
Category: Family & Relationships

A Survival Guide To Parenting Teens

Author : Joani Geltman
ISBN : 9780814433676
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Turn back the clocks! Your sweet child has morphed into a teen. And it's no longer just a messy bedroom or an attitude with a capital "A" causing concern. There's a whole new range of issues on the horizon. What if your daughter texts a naked picture to a "boyfriend"...which he then forwards to the entire class? What if your son becomes increasingly withdrawn...Or your child is being bullied online? Would you know what to do? You could read a whole book on teen psychology--but who has the time! As a parent, what you need most is quick and candid advice for dealing with the issue at hand. After all, if you say the right thing you will open up the lines of communication, but say the wrong thing...and WATCH OUT. A Survival Guide to Parenting Teens is the solution. Covering a broad range of issues from the terrifying (sex, drinking, drugs, depression) to the frustrating (defiance, laziness, conformity, entitlement), parenting expert Joani Geltman approaches each of the 80 topics with honesty and a dash of humor. Want to understand why teens do what they do? Joani reveals what they are thinking and feeling--and what developmental factors are involved. She then explains how to approach each problem in a way that lets your kid know you "get it" and leads to truly productive conversations. From lying to sexting to falling grades, the teenage years can be an uphill battle. Here is the no-nonsense guide you need to get your teen talking, listening, and back on track.
Category: Family & Relationships

Social Media Wellness

Author : Ana Homayoun
ISBN : 9781506343068
Genre : Education
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Solutions for navigating an ever-changing social media world Today’s students face a challenging paradox: the digital tools they need to complete their work are often the source of their biggest distractions. Students can quickly become overwhelmed trying to manage the daily confluence of online interactions with schoolwork, extracurricular activities, and family life. Written by noted author and educator Ana Homayoun, Social Media Wellness is the first book to successfully decode the new language of social media for parents and educators and provide pragmatic solutions to help students: Manage distractions Focus and prioritize Improve time-management Become more organized and boost productivity Decrease stress and build empathy With fresh insights and a solutions-oriented perspective, this crucial guide will help parents, educators and students work together to promote healthy socialization, effective self-regulation, and overall safety and wellness. "Ana Homayoun has written the very book I’ve yearned for, a must-read for teachers and parents. I have been recommending Ana’s work for years, but Social Media Wellness is her best yet; a thorough, well-researched and eloquent resource for parents and teachers seeking guidance about how to help children navigate the treacherous, ever-changing waters of social media and the digital world." —Jessica Lahey, New York Times Bestselling Author of The Gift of Failure "This is the book I’ve been waiting for. Ana Homayoun gives concrete strategies for parents to talk with their teens without using judgment and fear as tools. This is a guidebook you can pick up at anytime, and which your teen can read, too. I’ll be recommending it to everyone I know." —Rachel Simmons, New York Times Bestselling Author of The Curse of the Good Girl Read About Ana Homayoun in the news: NYTimes, The Secret Social Media Lives of Teenagers Pacific Standard, Holier Than Thou IPO: Snapchat and Effective Parenting Parenttoolkit.com, Emojis, Streaks, Stories, and Scores: What Parents Need to Know About Snapchat Los Angeles Review of Books, Life and Death 2.0: When Your Grandmother Dies Online
Category: Education

With All Due Respect

Author : Nina Roesner
ISBN : 9780718081485
Genre : Religion
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With All Due Respect is a handbook for parents navigating the difficulties of the tween and teen years. Roesner and Hitchcock help parents identify what successful relationships look like and give easy-to-follow lessons in enforcing rules, communicating lovingly, resetting relationships, overcoming fears and exhaustion, and handling rebellion. Each day features a story every mom can relate to, down-to-earth questions to think about, and a prayer to launch an action plan. As a result, the reader gains new skills and perspective, greater strength, and an ability to live out faith daily as never before. With All Due Respect is for all parents seeking not only to connect more deeply with and positively impact their teens and tweens, but also to grow more deeply in faith through the process.
Category: Religion