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Staying Connected to Your Teenager, Revised Edition - by Michael Riera (Paperback)

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  • At last, a book of sage advice that will help frustrated parents reconnect with their teenager and keep that connection even in today's often-crazy world.The first step is simple: realizing that inside every teen resides two very different people-the regressed child and the emergent adult.
  • About the Author: Michael Riera, Ph.D., is one of the country's foremost authorities on understanding children and teenagers.
  • 288 Pages
  • Family + Relationships, Life Stages

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About the Book



Explains how teenagers contain the qualities of both regressed children and emergent adults, urging parents to see beyond teenage stereotypes while offering strategies on a parent's changing roles and encouraging responsible behavior.



Book Synopsis



At last, a book of sage advice that will help frustrated parents reconnect with their teenager and keep that connection even in today's often-crazy world.The first step is simple: realizing that inside every teen resides two very different people-the regressed child and the emergent adult. The emergent adult is seen at school, on the playing field, in his first job, and in front of his friends' families. Unfortunately, his parents usually see only the regressed child-moody and defiant-and, if they're not on the lookout, they'll miss seeing the more agreeable, increasingly adult thinker in their midst.With ingenious strategies for coaxing the more attractive of the two teen personalities into the home, family psychologist Mike Riera gives new hope to beleaguered and harried parents. From moving from a "managing" to a "consulting" role in a teen's life, from working with a teen's uniquely exasperating sleep rhythms to having real conversations when only monosyllables have been previously possible, Staying Connected to Your Teenager demonstrates ways to bring out the best in a teen-and, consequently, in an entire family.



About the Author



Michael Riera, Ph.D., is one of the country's foremost authorities on understanding children and teenagers. Mike has written or cowritten five books related to teenagers and their parents. Currently, he is the head of the Brentwood School, an independent K-12 day school in Los Angeles.

Website: MikeRiera.com

Dimensions (Overall): 8.9 Inches (H) x 5.9 Inches (W) x .8 Inches (D)
Weight: .85 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 288
Genre: Family + Relationships
Sub-Genre: Life Stages
Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books
Theme: Adolescence
Format: Paperback
Author: Michael Riera
Language: English
Street Date: June 27, 2017
TCIN: 51892764
UPC: 9780738219554
Item Number (DPCI): 248-36-8914
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.8 inches length x 5.9 inches width x 8.9 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.85 pounds
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