Parenting Today's Adolescent: Helping Your Child Avoid the Traps of the Preteen and Teen Years

Parenting Today's Adolescent: Helping Your Child Avoid the Traps of the Preteen and Teen Years

4.2 8
by Dennis Rainey
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

When and how should you begin to prepare your child and yourself for the turbulent teenage years? According to bestselling authors Dennis and Barbara Rainey, it's never too early -- or too late -- to start. In Parenting Today's Adolescent, the Raineys draw from their own experiences raising six children, teaching hundreds of preadolescents in Sunday school, and…  See more details below

Overview

When and how should you begin to prepare your child and yourself for the turbulent teenage years? According to bestselling authors Dennis and Barbara Rainey, it's never too early -- or too late -- to start. In Parenting Today's Adolescent, the Raineys draw from their own experiences raising six children, teaching hundreds of preadolescents in Sunday school, and speaking with parents throughout America to provide them a mapped-out plan for adolescence. Parenting Today's Adolescent presents strategies you can put immediately into action to guide your child to a responsible and God-honoring adulthood.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780785270843
Publisher:
Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
Publication date:
10/13/1998
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.25(d)

Meet the Author

Dennis Rainey is the executive director and co-founder of FamilyLife and co-hosts the radio program, FamilyLife Today. He is senior editor of the HomeBuilders Couples Series, which has sold more than 1 million copies worldwide, and author ofParenting Today's Adolescent and The Tribute.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >

Parenting Today's Adolescent: Helping Your Child Avoid the Traps of the Preteen and Teen Years 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
E_Rhoads More than 1 year ago
I wish I had found this book a few years ago before my daughter hit the teen years. There is so much good information to help guide your children through the difficult issues in the teen years. The best time to start is when they are younger and still listen to you. This book will help you lay a good foundation for helping them make good decisions when the issues are more crucial.
Guest More than 1 year ago
As a father of 5, including 3 girls, I found this challenging and inspiring. I realize I have work to do, that I can't pass off the 'sex stuff' to mom. This lists goals only Dad can acccomplish, and it provides practical steps to get there.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book may seem unrealistic to some, but for the parent who desires to give their kids the best tools to make wise decisions for the future it is invaluable! Worldly and spiritual threats are real and active, yet Christian parents need to know there is hope for their children. We have the privilege and responsibility of leading them in the right Way.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Very relevant for today's Christian parents who are trying to raise kids that will overcome the temptations of this world. My son is entering 8th grade and we're having some wonderful discussions on what lies ahead for him. The authors pass on their own experiences and advice. I need that!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is really helping me, as a parent of four. A must for every parent who wants to lead their child to 'the high moral ground.'
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hey anyone want to have sex with me put your penis to my vaginea and delever some sprem to me and make a sexy hot baby i love sex anyone want it
Guest More than 1 year ago
Goes overboard with parental expectations. This is written by a man who cancelled his subscription to Sports Illustrated in 1976 when he got the swimsuit issue! (p. 156) He calls his daughters two year relationship with a boy (p. 121) 'All in all the relationship turned out to be very healthy. They dated for two years and never kissed.' Yet this same book warns about the radical homosexual element in our culture. His college age son Samuel has never kissed a girl and is waiting until 'I get to the alter.' (p. 90) Who would marry someone they've never even kissed? If you think this is a realistic and healthy way to expect your teen to act around the opposite sex you're dreaming.