The Ultimate Guide To Raising Teens And Tweens: Strategies For Unlocking Your Child's Full Potential by Douglas HaddadThe Ultimate Guide To Raising Teens And Tweens: Strategies For Unlocking Your Child's Full Potential by Douglas Haddad

The Ultimate Guide To Raising Teens And Tweens: Strategies For Unlocking Your Child's Full Potential

byDouglas Haddad

Paperback | February 16, 2017

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Are you concerned or frustrated with the choices your child makes when it comes to their peer groups, study habits, and use of social media? Do you feel your child is pushing you away and your connection is weakening? Are you unsure of the next steps you should take to help your child succeed? A whole new set of parenting concerns arise during tween and teenhood that can be overwhelming for any parent. The Ultimate Guide to Raising Teens and Tweens offers a step-by-step plan for raising your adolescent through this tumultuous time. Douglas Haddad provides specific, proven tools for you to help your child become a problem solver and grow to be smart, successful, and self-disciplined. In The Ultimate Guide to Raising Teens and Tweens, you will: -Discover the secrets of effective communication with your child -Learn the techniques to stop behavior problems right in their tracks when they happen -Know the strategies to best motivate your child and unlock their potential -Find out how to set appropriate limits and hold your child accountable for their actions -Understand today's "child-limiting challenges" and the solutions for handling them with your child Every parent wants the best for their child, and these years can be fraught with challenges: bullying, violence, gambling, sex, smoking, alcohol, substance use, eating disorders, depression, suicide, unhealthy eating, lack of physical activity, etc. Making sense of these challenges, this book offers exercises for incorporating the ten child unlimited tools into your parenting style and anecdotes to illustrate strategies and techniques. Supported by current research, the tools found in these pages will serve as a guide for any family with tweens or teens.
Douglas Haddad, PhD, has worked as a middle school teacher, coach, mentor, nutritionist, and inspirational speaker. He has spoken with hundreds of parents and has worked with them to better understand and communicate with their children in a loving way. Through his innovative teaching styles and educational games, music, and videos he ...
Title:The Ultimate Guide To Raising Teens And Tweens: Strategies For Unlocking Your Child's Full PotentialFormat:PaperbackDimensions:286 pages, 8.95 × 6.04 × 0.83 inPublished:February 16, 2017Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield PublishersLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Forget the 3 R's! Why You Must Instill the 3 S's in Your Child Part I: Ten "Child Unlimited" Tools for Unlocking Your Child's Full Potential 1: Use empathy and consequences! 2: Be cool and see the child in you! 3: "Monkey see, monkey do," it's up to you! 4: Be the boss by sharing power with your child! 5: "Kick your kid's butt" effectively! 6: Use the right style to shape your child! 7: Be on a positive wavelength with your child! 8: Give your child the license to "Leadership & Problem Ownership"! 9: Get your kid "iMotivated"! 10: Have your child achieve the goal by "Ready, set, grow"! Part II: "Child Limiting" Challenges to Be Aware of and How to Best Handle Them 11: Bullying: Take the "bull" out of bullying 12: Youth Violence: The effects of the media and violent video gaming on your child 13: Gambling: The invisible, yet insidiously growing addiction 14: Sex: How it can change your child's and your life forever 15: Drug Abuse: The seductive gateway addiction 16: Alcohol: Educate early to prevent a depressing future 17: Smoking: Why kids start and what you need to do to prevent it 18: Depression and Suicide: The warning signs to know that could save your child's life 19: Eating Disorders: Why (not) eating yourself skinny can be life-threatening 20: Poor Eating Habits and Physical Inactivity: What needs to be done to bring your child to health Conclusion: Creating a Positive Foundation for Unleashing Your Child's Unlimited Potential

Editorial Reviews

I've seen Doug on television discussing different educational tools to engage learning, motivation and keeping a child's mind active. He understands the child and realizes how important interactive technology is both at home and in the classroom.