Young people today enter puberty earlier than ever before and leave home later. The good news is that teenagers aren't impossible to live with, especially if parents adopt the common-sense strategies set out in this book.
Dr Michael Carr-Gregg is one of Australia's leading authorities on teenage behaviour. Surviving Adolescents is a clear and very down-to-earth manual, drawing on his wealth of experience and wisdom. It has advice on all the thorny issues that confront families with teenagers - sexuality, risky behaviours, laziness, school and study problems, and much more. And it is full of practical tips for everyday survival, including: communicating effectively with young peopledefusing family conflictsetting limitskeeping the stress of parenting at bayavoiding common mistakes like fighting over things that don't matter
Surviving Adolescents is the sensible, sanity-saving guide every household needs.