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Decisive Parenting: Strategies That Work with Teenagers

by Michael Hammond

Decisive Parenting is unique; there is no other book like it. Never before has a book provided such a detailed roadmap for success in deterring problematic teenage behavior while increasing the occurence of...


The Passage from Youth to Adulthood: Narrative and Cultural Thresholds

by Pierluca Birindelli

This book investigates how young adults build their identities in modern society. Looking at narratives from Italian young adults living with their parents and from university students, along with sociological,...


When Your Children Marry: How Marriage Changes Relationships with Sons and Daughters

by Deborah M. Merrill

Based on interviews with married adult children, both sons and daughters, and mothers who have at least one married son and one married daughter, this book examines how marriage changes relationships with parents....


Sophomore Year, 92-93

by Megan B. March

A year ago, a naive Mia Adams entered high school as a freshman. If you had asked her where she'd be in a year, she would not have imagined just how different her life would be. Now, entering her sophomore year,...


Six Steps to an Emotionally Intelligent Teenager: Teaching Social Skills to Your Teen

by James Windell

Practical parenting ideas for kids from ages 13 to 19

Helping teenagers navigate the rocky years between childhood and adulthood has always been a parenting challenge--a challenge that has only grown more difficult...


Big Talk: Talking to Your Child about Sex and Dating

by Laurie Langford

A very accessible, step-by-step guide that provides simple yet meaningful ways to discuss this crucial subject. Makes talking about sex easy and opens lines of important communications between parents and children....


Type 2 Diabetes in Teens: Secrets for Success

by Jean Betschart-Roemer

Get a handle on your diabetes and get on with your life!

If you're a teenager who has Type 2 diabetes, you're not alone. More and more people your age are being diagnosed with Type 2-and most of them also struggle...


The Smell of Sugarcane

by Beverly Ann Menke

Abandoned in Puerto Rico, Sophia James, the eldest of six Californian children, is in charge of her five younger siblings—and she is only eleven. Told through the eyes of the sixty-year-old Sophia as she paints...


Parenting a Teen or Young Adult with Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder): 325 Ideas, Insights, Tips and Strategies

by Brenda Boyd

325 astute and practical ideas, insights, tips and strategies address how to maintain an open and healthy relationship with your child as they become independent adults, designed to foster understanding between...


Clueless in the Kitchen: A Cookbook for Teens

by Evelyn Raab & George A. Walker

This thorough and witty culinary guide demystifies the kitchen and its contents for young adults and anyone who's found themselves in front of a full fridge exclaiming, "There's nothing to eat here!"


Girls Growing Up on the Autism Spectrum: What Parents and Professionals Should Know About the Pre-Teen and Teenage Years

by Shana Nichols, Samara Pulver-Tetenbaum, Ginamarie Moravcik & Liane Holliday Willey

This book covers the concerns faced by girls with ASDs and their parents, from periods and puberty to friendships and "fitting in". Looking at these issues within the context of specific areas of difficulty...


Wising Up: A Youth Guide to Good Living

by Reynold Feldman & Jan M. Rumi

Written especially for teens and young adults, Wising Up distills the wisdom of many traditions to set out 80 principles of good living in bite-size two-page spreads. Know Yourself, Seize the Day, Respect Others,...


Rescuing Your Teenager from Depression

by Norman T. Berlinger, M.D.

One in eight high school students is depressed. But depression in teenagers can be deceptive, and authorities estimate that a huge number of depressed teens are undiagnosed. Adults may mistake symptoms as "typical"...


Get Out of My Life, but First Could You Drive Me & Cheryl to the Mall

by Anthony E. Ph.D. Wolf

Beleaguered parents will breath sighs of relief and gratitude over this bestselling guide to raising teenagers

In this revised edition, Dr. Anthony E. Wolf tackles the changes in recent years with the same wit...


Organizing from the Inside Out for Teens

by Julie Morgenstern & Jessi Morgenstern-Colón

From Organizing from the Inside Out for Teens:

Jessi Says

What's My Payoff?

My bedroom is my home base and keeping it organized is a must. If my room isn't in solid condition, it's difficult to keep the rest of...


Supernormal

by Meg Jay

Clinical psychologist and author of The Defining Decade, Meg Jay takes us into the world of the supernormal: those who soar to unexpected heights after childhood adversity.

Whether it is the loss of a parent...


Raising the Transgender Child

by Michele Angello & Ali Bowman

Written by top experts in the field, Raising the Transgender Child offers much-needed answers to all the questions parents and other adults ask about raising and caring for transgender and gender diverse children:...


Alone Together

by Sherry Turkle

A groundbreaking book by one of the most important thinkers of our time shows how technology is warping our social lives and our inner ones

Technology has become the architect of our intimacies. Online, we fall...


The Collapse of Parenting

by Léonard Sax

In this New York Times bestseller, one of America's premier child psychologists offers a must-read account of the dismal state of parenting today, and a vision for how we can better prepare our children for...


The Drama of the Gifted Child

by Alice Miller

This bestselling book examines childhood trauma and the enduring effects it has on an individual's management of repressed anger and pain.

Why are many of the most successful people plagued by feelings of emptiness...