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“Page-turners are rare on the parenting bookshelf, but Lippincott and Deutsch have given us just that. Their insights, humor, and excellent judgment make this a must for parents looking for the road map through the adolescent minefield. It is worth every minute you spend with them.”—Kyle Pruett, M.D., professor of child psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, co-author of Partnership Parenting
“7 Things Your Teenager Won’t Tell You provides valuable new insights based on contemporary research, while showing parents how to identify the seven features of adolescent thinking through language and behavior. This book offers not only the understanding that is essential to effective and supportive communication but also helpful examples of how to put that understanding into practice.”—David Elkind, PhD., author of The Hurried Child
“Sound, concrete advice . . . This book gives a wealth of examples to help guide parents who struggle to stay connected during this critical time in their children’s lives. I highly recommend it.”—Alvin F. Poussaint, M.D., professor of psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
“All teens pose unique challenges to their poor unsuspecting parents, but thankfully there are some commonalities. This book shares them with a goldmine of information, and offers concrete suggestions on how to deal.”—Robin Raskin, former editor-in-chief of Family PC magazine
You will see the mistakes you've made, and learn to correct them.
The book is written in an upbeat manner and offers a number of suggestions as to both how to and not to talk to teens, offering sample conversations.
I have read dozens of books on raising teenagers, but this is the ONLY ONE that has captured the attention of every member of our family.
This is a beautifully written book that both addresses the anxiety and fear of being the parent of a teen and also describes the amazing and interesting and beautiful things teens... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Paige Trevor
Good price, easy to read. This book has been very helpfull. My relationship with my daughter started improving within the first dozen pages.Published 9 months ago by sharon minier
This book feels like a wise "native guide" to what teenagers are thinking--and how to establish and maintain good communication during a period that's usually difficult for... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Book lover
A must read for all, have kids or not. Everyone should heed the book's recommendations and thank the author for their guidance.Published 12 months ago by Brandi L Barrett
Good advice on how to talk to your teen especially for those times when he/she may not want to talk to you!Published 13 months ago by Donna Gregory
I borrowed this book from the library as I have a teenager (he was 13 at the time) and the title caught my eye. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Amazon Customer
This is a book with very practical approaches to staying in the loop of your teenager's life. Although I have been using many of these techniques through intuition, the author... Read morePublished 23 months ago by LearnRightforYourType
Wonderful book for helping parents parent their teenager while avoiding the usual traps. I wish it had been published while I was the parent of a teenager!Published 23 months ago by Lynn K. Cooper
When I read the 7 Things for the first time I had two pre-teen boys who were changing right before my very eyes into teenage boy/men about whom I knew very little. Read morePublished on November 29, 2011 by Amazon Customer