In this readable and practical book, Dr. McIntire, father of three, gives troubled parents helpful solutions in their struggle to remain close to their children as they become adults. The 104 answers to the top 12 parenting questions include examples and common dialogues from McIntire’s 35 years of experience. He describes family dynamics that ring true and offers helpful strategies readers can start tomorrow.
This is the seventh edition of Dr. McIntire’s Teenagers & Parents, which has reaped excellent reviews and been published in seven other countries including Germany, Korea, Thailand, Slovenia, and others.
The 12 questions are:
Question 1. How Can I Learn What’s Going On?
Question 2. Is My Teenager A TV Or Computer Addict?
Question 3. How Should I React To Their Reactions?
Question 4. How Do the “Games” Play Out?
Question 5. Should I “Get Tough”?
Question 6. Are Boys More Trouble In School?
Question 7. How Can I Discuss Loving, Liking, And Sex?
Question 8. How Can I Encourage Their Help?
Question 9. How Should I Treat Fidgeting?
Question 10. What Can I Do About Bad Habits? (Smoking, Alcohol, And Drugs)
Question 11. How Can I Help My Almost-Adult?
Question 12. How Do I Protect Myself?