Have a Teen At Home? Check Out: Surviving Your Adolescents

I know that I want to be the best parent I can be to Broxton... Yes, I want him to like me.. but I am not going to compromise parenting to do so... I will try my best to not be a "helicopter parent" but I will be trying to help guide him into making the right decisions... There will be failure along the way, we all know life is not perfect, but I will praise him for things that deserve so!
I was excited to get the book, Surviving Your Adolescents How to Manage and Let Go Of Your 13-18 Year Olds, as I want to be the best I can be...
I know I will be that mom crying when he goes to preschool soon.. and for sure I will be that parent that will be crying when he leaves for college!
Yes, we have the boys, 12 ,14 and 16... but I am not with them 24/7, so I don't think that I need to learn to "let go of them"

This book is broken down into 6 parts...
A total of 18 chapters..
Let's start and look at a cartoon image from the book:
Does this look familiar to you?

Image from the book

One of the best parts of this book was the two conversations..
 It had a graph that was the whole "Parent says / Kid Hears"  and when you put it all together, as the book said... It was not pretty... best of all, It reiterated the fact: "Its just a simple question to a teen, it isn't a question.. but seems more of you prying..."
From setting rules (major and minor consequences) to different dilemma's that might come up through the teen years, I really enjoyed flipping through it..
I do think that I will see if my aunt wants to check it out, as she has 2 tween / teens right now!



Product Description: 
I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH THIS KID ANYMORE!
Have you ever felt like this? If your answer is yes, that's what Surviving Your Adolescents is all about. Exactly what should you do—and equally important, what should you not do—with your adolescents. This book gives parents a step-by-step approach that will help end the hassles and offer concrete solutions.

In Surviving Your Adolescents, you will learn:

  • How to transform your attitude toward your teen
  • How your relationship affects your teen's safety
  • The definition of a normal adolescent
  • How to manage teen risk-taking
  • How to have dinner with a teenager!
  • Fashion to passion: guidelines for specific problems
Mental health professionals frequently recommend this book to their clients who are struggling with their teenagers. Over 130,000 copies of the first two editions have been sold. 


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  1. I need to check this out. I need all the help I can get....

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