Parenting Teens

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5 Simple Truths of Raising Kids: How to Deal with Modern Problems Facing Your Tweens and Teens
Artist/Author/Cast:
Snyder, R. Bradley
Call Number:
649.1 S6753f 2013
Description:

Discover five simple truths that will help parents appreciate young people and address everyday concerns in positive and productive ways.

Always My Child: A Parent's Guide to Understanding Your Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered, or Questioning Son or Daughter
Artist/Author/Cast:
Jennings, Kevin; Shapiro, Pat (Author, As told to)
Call Number:
305.235 J543a 2003
Description:

Insightful, practical information is provided for dealing with sexual identity issues with attention to additional day-to-day struggles some adolescents encounter.

Beyond the Big Talk: Every Parent's Guide to Raising Sexually Healthy Teens - From Middle School to High School and Beyond
Artist/Author/Cast:
Haffner, Debra W.; Tartaglione, Alyssa Haffner
Call Number:
649.65 H1385b 2008
Description:

Learn to communicate with teens about peer pressure, dating, parties, alcohol and drugs, sexual harassment, abstinence, and sexuality.

The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age
Artist/Author/Cast:
Steiner-Adair, Catherine; Barker, Teresa H.
Call Number:
303.4834 S8227b 2013
Description:

Help your teen let go of tech distractions and develop close, significant interactions with the adults in their lives.

Boundaries with Teens: When to Say Yes, How to Say No
Artist/Author/Cast:
Townsend, John
Call Number:
649.125 T7485b 2006
Description:

With wisdom and empathy, the author applies biblically-based principles to the challenging task of raising respectful teenagers.

The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander: From Preschool to High School--How Parents and Teachers Can Help Break the Cycle of Violence
Artist/Author/Cast:
Coloroso, Barbara
Call Number:
371.782 C7196b 2008
Description:

This book presents helpful information for parents and teachers on how to break the cycle of bullying and being bullied.

The Disappearing Girl: Learning the Language of Teenage Depression
Artist/Author/Cast:
Machoian, Lisa
Call Number:
616.8527 M1512d 2006
Description:

Learn why many young women seem to emotionally withdraw from normal activities and how parents and others can help them.

Dr. Dobson’s Handbook of Family Advice
Artist/Author/Cast:
Dobson, James C.
Call Number:
248.4 D6355d 2012
Description:

Internationally recognized radio host, Dr. James Dobson, provides godly advice concerning topics such as adolescence, money, marriage, and discipline.

The Good Teen: Rescuing Adolescence from the Myths of the Storm and Stress Years
Artist/Author/Cast:
Lerner, Richard M.; Israeloff, Roberta (As told to)
Call Number:
155.5 L6168g 2007
Description:

This author asserts teenagers are not difficult, morally deficient, or innately awkward, but instead are valuable resources to be developed.

How to Talk So Teens Will Listen and Listen So Teens Will Talk
Artist/Author/Cast:
Faber, Adele; Mazlish, Elaine; Coe, Kimberly Ann (Illustrator)
Call Number:
649.125 F115h 2005
Description:

The authors of this book showcase innovative approaches to maintaining candid, open, and mutually respectful communications between parents and teens.

iRules: What Every Tech-Healthy Family Needs To Know About Selfies, Sexting, Gaming, and Growing Up
Artist/Author/Cast:
Hofmann, Janell Burley
Call Number:
004.67 H7133i 2014
Description:

Figure out when to unplug and how to stay in sync while teaching your teen self-respect, integrity, and responsibility.

Letting Go with Love and Confidence: Raising Responsible, Resilient, Self-Sufficient Teens in the 21st Century
Artist/Author/Cast:
Fitzgerald, Susan; Ginsburg, Kenneth
Call Number:
155.51824 G4934L 2011
Description:

This supportive manual teaches parents to rely on intuition and good intentions in order to nurture responsible, resilient, and self-sufficient kids.

The Parent App: Understanding Families in the Digital Age
Artist/Author/Cast:
Clark, Lynn Schofield
Call Number:
302.231 C5938p 2013
Description:

This book provides families smart, sensitive, and effective strategies for coping with the dilemmas of digital media in modern life.

Parent Pep Talks: The 10 Mental Skills Your Child Must Have to Succeed in School, Sports, and Life
Artist/Author/Cast:
Su'a, Justin
Call Number:
649.1 S9391p 2013
Description:

Find just the right words for every instance of disappointment, failed confidence, or lack of motivation your children may experience.

Parenting Apart: How Separated and Divorced Parents Can Raise Happy and Secure Kids
Artist/Author/Cast:
McGhee, Christina
Call Number:
306.874 M1454p 2010
Description:

This comprehensive, empowering guide is filled with practical, effective ways to minimize the effects of divorce on kids and families.

Parenting Teens with Love and Logic: Preparing Adolescents for Responsible Adulthood
Artist/Author/Cast:
Cline, Foster; Fay, Jim
Call Number:
649.125 C6415p 2006
Description:

This guide prepares parents to develop the ability to set limits, teach skills, and encourage teenagers to make sound decisions.

Positive Discipline for Teenagers: Empowering Your Teens and Yourself Through Kind and Firm Parenting
Artist/Author/Cast:
Lott, Lynn; Nelsen, Jane
Call Number:
649.125 N4244p 2012
Description:

Discover how to talk with your teen and instill good judgment as your teen explores a new sense of freedom.

Sex, Drugs 'n Facebook: A Parents' Toolkit for Promoting Healthy Internet Use
Artist/Author/Cast:
Moreno, Megan
Call Number:
004.67 M8436s 2013
Description:

Teach your kids about the balance, boundaries, and skills they need to thrive online.

The Sex-Wise Parent: The Parent's Guide Protecting Your Child, Strengthening Your Family, and Talking to Kids about Sex, Abuse, and Bullying
Artist/Author/Cast:
Rosenzweig, Janet
Call Number:
649.65 R8163s 2012
Description:

Identify real threats to your teen and protect them from becoming victims of sexual misinformation or exploitation at any age.

Talking to Tweens: Getting It Right Before It Gets Rocky with Your 8- to 12-Year-Old
Artist/Author/Cast:
Hartley-Brewer, Elizabeth
Call Number:
649.124 H3322t 2005
Description:

This informative guide shows how to build trust and an open dialog as “tweens” gain confidence and expect more freedom.

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