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Talking To Tweens

Author : Elizabeth Hartley-Brewer
ISBN : 9780786739189
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


Author : Andrea Clifford-Poston
ISBN : 1851683801
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 57.34 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

Library Service To Tweens

Author : Melanie A. Lyttle
ISBN : 9781476625744
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 20.96 MB
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This comprehensive guide to tween library services begins with a developmental description of this ever-changing group and offers practical advice about materials and programming. Criteria are provided for categorizing books, music, movies and magazines as appropriate for tweens, with special attention given to the reluctant reader. The authors discuss how to determine where tween services fit within the broader spectrum of youth services, and how to provide support for them. Information on marketing and outreach to tweens and their adults completes this essential guide.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Teenage As A Second Language

Author : Barbara R Greenberg
ISBN : 9781440509162
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 77.43 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
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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

A Survival Guide To Parenting Teens

Author : Joani Geltman
ISBN : 9780814433676
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 28.1 MB
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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

How To Talk To Your Child About Sex

Author : Linda Eyre
ISBN : 9781429973663
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Linda and Richard Eyre stress that it's never too soon-or too late-to start discussing sex and values with your children, and they've got proven strategies to make it easier. For parents who want to go beyond the birds and the bees talk, How to Talk to Your Child About Sex provides thoughtful, clear, specific guidance on when and, most important, how to help children begin to learn and understand sex, love, and commitment from the most positive viewpoint possible. Preliminary "as needed" talks with three-to eight-year-olds The age eight Big Talk Follow-up talks with eight-to thirteen-year-olds Behavior discussions and guidelines with eleven-to sixteen-year-olds Discussions of perspective and personal standards with fifteen-to nineteen-year-olds
Category: Family & Relationships

How To Talk So Teens Will Listen And Listen So Teens Will Talk

Author : Adele Faber
ISBN : 9780062046413
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 52.37 MB
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The renowned #1 New York Times bestselling authors share their advice and expertise with parents and teens in this accessible, indispensable guide to surviving adolescence. Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish transformed parenting with their breakthrough, bestselling books Siblings Without Rivalry and How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk. Now, they return with this essential guide that tackles the tough issues teens and parents face today. Filled with straightforward advice and written in their trademark, down-to-earth style sure to appeal to both parents and teens, this all-new volume offers both innovative, easy-to-implement suggestions and proven techniques to build the foundation for lasting relationships. From curfews and cliques to sex and drugs, it gives parents the tools to help their children safely navigate the often stormy years of adolescence.
Category: Family & Relationships