Communication between parents and teens is at an all-time low. Besides marriage, this is the area where adults seem to struggle most. This user-friendly book will help readers get inside their teen's mind, showing them what turns today's teen on and off in terms of communication. Topics include: Ten Best Ways to Kill a Conversation, Language Barriers, Don't Be Afraid to Say No, and Gender Differences and Communication. How to Get Your Teen to Talk to You is chock-full of fresh ideas and simple techniques that will encourage teens to open up!
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|Title of Family & Relationships eBook: HOW TO GET YOUR TEEN TO TALK|
|Release Date: 01-05-2011|
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|Publisher: The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group|
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HOW TO GET YOUR TEEN TO TALK
Parent of Teen
A Parental Job Description
The trouble with being a parent is
that by the time you're experienced ... you're unemployed.
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The job description of a parent is to provide a secure environment that champions solid standards.
Obviously, every kid at every age needs this. But with teens, such an environment provides fertile ground for them to respect and trust us, look to us for guidance, and talk more honestly and openly with us.
So what does this haven of rest-with unconditional love as its foundation-look like?
This safe haven is framed with standards-the plumb line by which life is measured and the starting point for discerning right from wrong. These standards provide the structure for everyday life. And in many ways, they determine the very quality of life.
Do you ever wonder which standards you should champion? With the glut of belief systems today, how do you know which standards are best? Because the Bible is the ultimate and perfect source of standards, let God's Word be your guide.
Parents' actions speak volumes about their own standards. Because how we live-not what we say-is the clearest reflection of what we believe. When we reflect strength of character and love to our children, we pass along those standards to them. And then, when they are no longer living under our roof, those standard...