From the Back Cover
"How do I teach my teen to stay pure?"
"How do I create a media-safe home?"
"How should I handle discipline and rebellion issues?"
"What can I do to safeguard my teen's faith?"
The questions and concerns never stop when it comes to parenting teens--especially these days, when culture is throwing more and more unhealthy things at our kids. Add teenage hormones, rebellion, and experimentation to the mix, and it's no wonder so many families are suffering. It doesn't have to be this way, though.
Teen expert Jim Burns provides you with real-life answers and advice for navigating this ever-changing season in your child's life. Tackling even the most sensitive topics, he shows how you can give your teen the tools to make wise decisions about
* Dating and sexuality
* The Internet and social media
* Music, TV, and movies
* Faith matters . . . and much more
Complete with an invaluable section on common problems ranging from homework hassles to drug and alcohol use, this encouraging book can help you be the parent your teen needs.
"With issues such as dating, sexuality, peer pressure, self-image, bullying, and pornography, how can parents guide their teenagers, keep them safe, and encourage good decision-making based on Christian faith? [Burns] addresses many of the challenges teens sometimes face, including body image, depression, sexual abuse, and loss. This book is a must-read for Christian parents. It will let them know they are not alone as they help their teen navigate adolescence."
-Congregational Libraries Today
About the Author
Jim Burns, Ph.D., founded the ministry HomeWord in 1985 with the goal of bringing help and hope to struggling families. As host of the radio broadcast HomeWord With Jim Burns, heard daily in over eight hundred communities, Jim's passion is to build God honoring families through communicating practical truths that will enable adults and young people alike to live out their Christian faith. In addition to the radio program, Jim speaks to thousands around the world each year through seminars and conferences. He is an award-winning author, whose books include The 10 Building Blocks for a Happy Family and Creating an Intimate Marriage. Jim and his wife, Cathy, and their three daughters live in Southern California.