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Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
Prodigal's Steps: The True Story of a Family's Desperate Flight Back Home by Genovi James
Series: The Prodigal Journey. Price: Free! Words: 83,750. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Family, Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
The James Family had it all: Dad, a Navy fighter pilot, now flying commercial planes; Mom, an attorney with her own small law firm. Their 4 children completed the picture: smart, athletic, successful, beautiful. This is the perfect story of how they had finally 'arrived'. Yet, it is also the story of how they almost lost it all; and how they fought to save their children - from hell itself...
Problem Children: It's Not Always the Parent's Fault by Dr George Tucker PhD ABPP
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,020. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Adolescent psychology, Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
Parents are often blamed for causing their children's problems, regardless of the age of the child or the number of "good children" that the parents have raised in addition to the "problem child." As a result of this bias against parents, especially when the bias is propagated by those in the so-called helping professions, efforts to help problem children often fail.
The Lonely Place--Re-visioning Adolescence and the Rite of Passage by Patricia Jamie Lee
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,370. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
A beautiful exploration of how our culture has failed to maintain meaningful rites of passage for our young. As a result, they create their own destructive subcultures. Offers a strong vision for change.
Trust Your Radar: Honest Advice for Teens and Young Adults from a Surgeon, Firefighter, Police Officer, Scuba Divemaster, Golfer, and Amateur Comedian by CB Brooks MD
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 93,690. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Updated for 2016. Avoid the major sand traps of life! Target audience: Ages 14 – 40 and parents. Trust Your Radar provides clear information and practical solutions, delivered with memorable, entertaining, and fun stories from the author's varied careers. "Distills everything young people need into one plain-spoken, fun to read format." Parents: You want your kids to know these things!
Leaving Neverland (Why Little Boys Shouldn't Run Big Corporations) by Daniel Prokop
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,610. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Human resource management, Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
Mankind has become Pankind and never growing up today seems more the norm than the exception. In our desperate attempt to try to stay young forever we have achieved eternal childishness, rather than eternal youth. A delightful skewering of perpetual boys in positions of power, a call to leave Neverland and the timely solution of contemporary Rites of Passage as a way out. Clever, funny writing.
Bring Your Teen Back From The Brink: Get Educated, Get Tough, and Get Help to Save Your Teen from Drugs - 2nd Edition by Will Wooton
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,030. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health(5.00 from 1 review)
This 2nd Edition is a great first step for parents to increase effectiveness in dealing with teen drug use. Get a quick education in what you need to know to avoid emotional pitfalls, identify the behaviors of teen drug users, get factual information on drugs, get tough, and find professional help when you need it. Bring your teen back from the brink and restore health and peace to your family.
Drifters: Stories from the Dark Side of Delinquency by Jack Hobson, Ed.D.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,140. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
The world has changed… Teenagers exist in a different world than you grew up in. Video games, gun violence, sexting, and bullying have all exploded onto the scene, leaving many parents shut off from their children and vice versa. In that vacuum, too many kids gravitate toward darker temptations, but there is hope.
Family Today Forum: 2012 by Valerie Hockert, PhD
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,560. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Justice Gray. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Gay and lesbian
Did you miss some issues in 2012? Here are the articles that were published on www.familytodayforum.com in 2012. Family Today Forum is a new e-magazine that launched in October 2011. Family Today Forum is an e-magazine directed toward today’s traditional family, the step family, the single parent family, the dual-income family, and contains articles on how to cope with everyday situations.
A Just God Would Punish That! A Hilarious look at Teenagers by Jack Bessie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,420. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Jack Bessie and his wife raised five bio kids, and then adopted six more. This book is a collection of two page humorous essays on every possible aspect of herding teens. Grouped by subject; school, sex and dating, self esteem issues, chores, and more. The titles of each piece are things the teens actually said, snide, stupid or absurd. A funny, and deeply personal look at life with teens.
The Authority In Me: The Power of Family Life in the Network Culture - A Parent's Voice in the Cyber Wilderness by Joanna Jullien
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 84,030. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
This book is about overcoming the challenges of parenting in a cyber-powered world. In a pixel environment where kids can “Google” anything they think they need to know, and authority is more relational and less ascribed, parents can be better positioned to lead children into a secure life and make the Internet-powered tools serve them rather than be manipulated by the “Net”.
Prosperous Destiny: All You Need to Raise Successful Children by Peter Kalyabe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,150. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference, Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
The art of living well with value to others and not just mere “success” is every modern parent’s desired ideal condition for his/her children. It’s a condition that is going to require informed and deliberate preparation. We have to consider the interrelatedness of everything in a child’s environment. The modern edge demands it.
Raising Teens With Sexual Self-Control: A Parent's Survival Guide by Karen Kropf
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,950. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships » Sexual health
Surviving "hormone-hell" is the biggest challenge of parenting. But what most parents do to help their kids make sexual decisions is ineffective. Adolescents process information differently than adults. This book shows parents how teen brains work, and how to apply that information to help them navigate sexual decision-making.
Toward College Success: Is Your Teenager Ready, Willing, and Able? by P. Carol Jones
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,300. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
"Toward College Success: Is Your Teenager Ready, Willing, and Able?" will help parents of middle and high school students evaluate and prepare their sons and daughters for a successful college experience, or help them realize that something other than college right after high school is the better path for their child.
Raising Teens in the 21st Century by James G Wellborn PhD
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,210. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
A one-stop resource with effective parenting strategies for raising happy, health, productive teens in the new millennium. Topics include everything from cell phones to spirituality, chores to curfews, grades to dating, videogames to family vacations, summer jobs to substance abuse, punishing to praising, arguing to negotiating, communicating to motivating.
When Good Kids Do Bad Things: A Survival Guide for Parents of Teenagers by Katherine Gordy Levine
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,810. Language: American English. Published: December 16, 2012 by MetaPlume. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
Parenting a pre-teen or teen? Time to "Suck it up, Buttercup." There is no way around the fact that for some parents the teen years mean dealing with Good Kids Doing Bad Things. The bad ranges from those little lies, that one shoplifting episode, loving the wrong guy or gal, to a major problem with drinking and drugging, or suicidal depression.
Kids Suck by Linda Emma
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,410. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
Kids Suck is quite the opposite of what its title suggests. Rather than badmouth the children in her life, the author offers some humorous and heartfelt episodes from her job as both a mother and a mentor. While Kids Suck may have been borne of parental frustration, it has been nurtured into a labor of love and a place where imperfect parents can turn to be to be assured that they are not alone.
How to Keep Your Teenager From Driving You Crazy: A Proven Program for Encouraging Responsibility, Enforcing Limits and Restoring Peace to Your Family by Dr. Paula Stone Bender
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,570. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
Your parent-teen relationship doesn't have to make you lose your mind. Dr. Paula Stone Bender's simple and proven methods encourage responsibility and positive attitudes in your teen. Dr. Bender shows you how to develop and implement a behavior contract that will improve your teen's behavior by setting clear expectations and providing structure to their lives.
Ten Tips to Tame Your Teen by Ray Erickson
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 53,530. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Are you tired of asking your teen to: do their homework, take out the trash, pick up their clothes, wash their hands, get off the phone, take a shower, get up for school, say thank you, think of others, be nice, pay attention, slow down, hurry up, chew their food, listen to you, look before they leap, or just leave you alone? Then Ten Tips to Tame Your Teen is the book for you. Now is the time.
The Inspirational Parent by Alex Urbina
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,770. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting, Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
Teen and parenting expert Alex Urbina shares his wisdom and insight working with thousands of teens, parents, and families all over the world; to help you become a more effective in parenting. The Inspirational Parent will teach you how to create deep and meaningful relationships with your children, allowing you to be inspirational and influential in the life of your child/children.
Dropout: How School Is Failing Our Kids (And What We Can Do About It) by Leslie Gavel
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 74,530. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Parent participation, Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
One family’s story of coping after their teenage daughter drops out of school, and an examination of the public school system itself.