As the teenage brain rewires, hormones surge, and independence beckons, a perfect storm for family conflict emerges. Parenting justgot tougher. But help is at hand.
This uniquely practical parenting book for raising teenagers in today's world explores the science at work during this period of development, translates teenage behaviour, and shows you how you can best respond as a parent - in the moment and in the long term.
Taking over 100 everyday scenarios, the book tackles real-world situations head-on - from what to do when your teenager slams their bedroom door in your face to how to handle worries about online safety, peer group pressure, school work and sex.
Discover how to create a supportive environment and communicate with confidence - to help your teenager manage whatever life brings.
About the Author
Tanith Carey is a journalist and author who writes on the most pressing challenges facing today's parents. Her writing has featured in The Telegraph, The Times, New York Daily News, and more. She also appears on TV and radio, such as Radio 4's Woman's Hour, ITV's This Morning, and Good Morning Britain. She has two teenage daughters.
Dr Angharad Rudkin is a Clinical Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, and has worked with children and families for over 15 years. She has an independent therapy practice and teaches Clinical Child Psychology at the University of Southampton. She regularly contributes to national press and appears on TV and radio. She has three children.