And Then I Had Teenagers: Encouragement for Parents of Teens and Preteens

And Then I Had Teenagers: Encouragement for Parents of Teens and Preteens

by Susan Alexander Yates

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Overview

The bestselling author of And Then I Had Kids offers encouragement and guidance to parents of teens and preteens. Drawing from her experiences raising five teenagers, she offers parents a unique blend of insight, compassion, and advice. Yates empathizes with parents and, at the same time, helps them consider their teenagers' perspectives and needs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781585584871
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/01/2001
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Susan Alexander Yates is the author of several books and is a regular guest on FamilyLife Today and other national radio programs. She and her husband, John, are popular speakers at marriage and parenting conferences and live in Falls Church, Virginia.
Susan Alexander Yates is the author of several books and is a regular guest on FamilyLife Today and other national radio programs. She and her husband, John, are popular speakers at marriage and parenting conferences and live in Virginia.

Table of Contents

Introduction: "At the Window"

1 The Fearful Parent

"Help, what if they . . .? What if I . . ."

2 Understanding This New Season

"What's normal, what's not?"n

3 Creating an Atmosphere of Encouragement

"Walking on eggshells?"

4 Building Good Communication

"You just don't understand!"

5 Setting Limits and Letting Go

"Why can't you trust me?"

6 Handling the "Hot Topics"

"Help! How should I handle . . . ?"

7 Taking Advantage of Peer Pressure

"But all my friends get to . . ."

8 Encouraging Your Teen's Faith

"I'm not sure I believe . . ."

9 Finding Hope When Thing Don't Trun

Out

"I never thought it would happen to me."

10 Helping Teens Choose the Right

College or Job

"How am I supposed to know?"

11 Training in Life Skills and Letting

Go

"Leaving--is my child ready, am I?"



Epilogue: At the Window Again

Resources

Notes

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And Then I Had Teenagers 2.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book has shown me a lot of courage through times of need with my 13 year old daughter. She has just gotten into the stage where she talks back and we are all wrong except her. This is a good read and very educational and spiritual as well.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is so stupid it does not even decribe a preteen i would know i am one!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!@wildpreteens
FairlyOddMother More than 1 year ago
Christian drivel.