Parenting preteens with a purpose: navigating the middle years

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Search Institute Press,
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c2008.
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English
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Based on a large body of research about healthy development in children ages 812, this guide offers parents practical how-tos for handling issues that arise in the preteen years, including peer pressure, bullying, friendship, self-discipline, money, body image, and good eating habits. In addition, a self-care section for parents highlights the many stresses adults facejob demands, financial pressures, isolation, perfectionism, and self-doubtand urges parents to attend to their own needs. Sympathetic and respectful to both children and parents, the guide never suggests that kids this age are troublesome. Real-life parenting stories are included to encourage and inspire, along with parenting tips, self-reflection checklists, and resources for additional support.

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9781574821994
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table_of_contents Becoming an asset-building parent -- Parenting with the asset framework -- Support -- Empowerment -- Boundaries and expectations -- Constructive use of time -- Commitment to learning -- Positive values -- Social competencies -- Positive identity -- Taking care of yourself -- Find support -- Have fun! -- Create a healthy life style -- Nurture your relationship with your partner -- Let go of guilt -- Reduce stress -- Tackle finances -- Look forward -- Balance home and work -- Plan for the empty nest -- Taking care of your preteen -- Academic struggles -- After-school hours -- Alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use -- Anger management -- Anxiety -- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) -- Auditory processing -- Bullying -- Chaperones -- Choking game -- Clothes -- Conflict resolution -- Contributing to the common good -- Common courtesy and manners -- Curfews -- Dating -- Depression -- Discipline -- Divorce -- Eating disorders -- Grief -- Hair -- Learning styles -- Managing material possessions -- Obesity -- Piercing and tatoos -- Puberty -- Sexuality -- Sleep -- Stress -- Technology -- Testing -- School struggles -- Separation and divorce -- Sexuality -- Sleep -- Stress -- Testing -- Epilogue -- References -- Online resources -- About the author -- Reviewer acknowledgments -- About Search Institute Press.
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title Parenting preteens with a purpose : navigating the middle years
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