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Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
Smart Kids, Safe Kids by Dr. Ajakai Hassler
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,830. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
Outsmart anybody who tries to hurt you. Our world is getting crazier every day. This hard-hitting book teaches best ways to prevent (or cope with) child abduction, sexual assault and violence against kids. What I hope you get from this book is that you can and you must make yourself safe in this scary world. Smarter is safer. You can be…here is how… For girls, age 12 and up.
Teenagers are from Pluto by Linda Mather
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,860. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / adolescence
Pluto is the second most massive known dwarf planet in the solar system. In Roman Mythology Pluto is the God of the underworld named because it is in perpetual darkness. Pluto is known for its odd behaviour due to its eccentric orbit around the sun. As parents of plutonians we need to have a toolbox to manage their odd and ecentric behaviour. This book offers ten tools for that purpose.
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.
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 Three Keys of Effective Communication with Teens by Justin Young
Price: Free! Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Parents & educators: Ever wonder why you can't seem to get through to teenagers? In this mini-ebook, motivational youth speaker & Teen Life coach, Justin Young, reveals the Three Keys of Effective Communication that will help you build relationships of trust to empower you to help teens. There's no magic pill; but there is a magic process, and it starts with Communication!
When Good Kids Struggle In School by Katherine Gordy Levine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,960. Language: American English. Published: November 21, 2012 by MetaPlume. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
Think academic success matters most? Rubbish. The idea that school success equals life success is another myth, and one that pits parents against teens. When it comes to schoolwork, argues Katherine Gordy Levine, parents need to foster independence and stay focused on what really matters in life. Being kind, caring and mannerly are more then academic success when it comes to living a good life.
When Good Kids Get You In A Gotcha War by Katherine Gordy Levine
Price: Free! Words: 8,280. Language: American English. Published: November 12, 2012 by MetaPlume. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Parenting » Verbal skills
No one can push your buttons like a teen out to win what Katherine Gordy Levine calls the Gotcha Wars. Most of the parent experts will preach sympathy for the teen. Not Katherine. She's on the side of the parents and finally knows how parents can step out of the battle and turn them into a win/win for all.
The 4-1-1 on Surviving Teenhood: Essential Tips for Parents: Teenage Temptations; Teachable Moments; and More! by Michele Sfakianos
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,190. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / child rearing
A book for Parents and Teens to navigate the issues our teens face. Teens today are faced with drugs, teen pregnancy, texting/sexting, alcohol, peer pressure, bullying, and other dangers. We all know teens will experiment despite our actions to prevent it, but at least we can be comfortable knowing we informed them of the dangers, and hope the knowledge of those dangers outweigh their curiosity.
The Prodigal Parent by Michael Behmer
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 17,550. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family
I know intimately the journey of the prodigal parent. Life has given us some incredible experiences that has turned us into the parents we are how we use those is up to use. In The Prodigal Parent we examine how to use these experiences for personal growth and recognize opportunities to build, challenge and rebuild mutually strengthening and healthy relationships with our children and loved ones.
Favorite Family Lecutres by Terry Paulson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,240. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / adolescence, Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
Sometimes the most important things in life are the hardest to talk about. Whether it's the keys to the car or the keys to life, this book helps parents and teens talk about the tough issues that matter most. This is a reassuring and practical book that helps teens and parents talk and laugh together about life's most important lessons.
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.
Surviving Your Child's Adolescence by Jean Walbridge
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,290. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
Parents have come to Jean's web site for years for insight into living with teens. Attitude, chores, grades, mood swings, lying, sex, drugs, power struggles: she covers it all while helping parents understand the whys underlying teen emotions and behavior (and their own). "Jean Walbridge has written an incredibly useful book for both clinicians and parents." --Constance Kintzler, LCSW, Chicago
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.
The Juvenile Justice System; A Mother's Battle by Carla Fister
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
This book speaks to parents who are caught between making their child accountable for their crimes while also protecting them from the mishaps and atrocities that too easily occur in the U.S. Juvenile Justice System. A Mother's Battle will take you through the process of making your voice heard in the court room. Learn what really goes on with many state programs that claim to be subsidized.
Positive Parenting Book: Everything You Need to Know to Have Happy and Well-Behaved Child by Dorothy Howard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,600. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Tammy Thomas. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference, Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
This is an in-depth book about the different trials and tribulations that each parent can encounter as they raise their children. You’ve probably encountered this situation before: You sit down to eat dinner and suddenly one of your lovely little darlings decides to throw a meatball at one of their siblings.
Que hacer para desarrollar la autoestima en adolescentes by Germain Duclos
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 15,080. Language: Spanish. Published: July 26, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
Este libro responde a los cuestionamientos de los padres sobre la adolescencia, mostrandoles el camino para dotar de fuerza a sus hijos y conservar la confianza mutua que permitirá a sus hijos caminar por la vida en forma armoniosa.
Sooner or Later...You Will Get Caught by Kristi Porter
Price: Free! Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
*Short/True Story* Kids often do things they know they shouldn't. And they all think they won't get caught. But this true story proves the adage - "It may not be today, it may not be tomorrow, but sooner or later....you WILL get caught." This fun read begins with a young girl, and her budding career in parental note forgery. Thirty years later, it comes back to haunt her in the most amusing way!
Wise Mothers - Raising Children in the Social Media Era by Sally Thibault
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,690. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
In an electronically connected world is it possible for parents to still raise children without being sabotaged by Social Media? What if Social Media became their masters? Now the author shows how it's possible to reconnect with our online teens and grow with Social Media. A great story told as only a Wise Mother can tell it that makes everything simple again.
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 Change Teenager's Behavior by Steven T. Griggs, Ph.D.
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 21,680. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
I’ve been a practicing child psychologist for over twenty-seven years. I run into eight conditions or "issues" almost every day (addictions, anxiety, ADHD/learning disabilities, assertiveness, children’s behaviors, mood disorders, relationships and self-esteem). Teenager's behavior is a subset of children's behavior, and has it's own unique conditions. How to solve these is what I address...