Born to Be Wild: Why Teens Take Risks, and How We Can Help Them Keep Safe. Using science and stories, fresh analogies, clinical anecdotes, and research-based observations, Shatkin explains: Boys Adrift: the Five Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys and Underachieving Men, Revised Edition.Leonard Sax, .99 Something scary is happening to boys today.The authors help dads gain a better sense of what their daughters are going through, how their bodies are changing, how their relationships are changing, and how best to handle the ups and downs of these challenging years.But Nobody Told Me I'd Ever Have to Leave Home: from Toddlers to Teens — How Parents Can Raise Children to Become Capable Adults.Breathe Through This: Mindfulness for Parents of Teenagers. A Survival Guide for Single Fathers of Tween and Teen Daughters.Eline Snel, .95 Simple mindfulness practices for parents of teenagers to help you stay present, positive, and open-hearted with your child during their teenage years. Gretchen Gross & Patricia Livingston, .95 This book is for any man raising a tween or teen daughter, but particularly the single man — with or without full custody.The newest and emerging drugs, such as legal highs, are included, as well as illegal drugs, alcohol, caffeine and tobacco.If you are working with or supporting young people or are a parent or carer, this is the book you need to help you understand drugs and respond positively and effectively to young people's drug use.
At a time when many helicopter parents micromanage and under-appreciate their children, Dr.It covers everything from what the effects are and why young people take drugs, to how to negotiate drug rules and ways to prevent and minimise harm.An easy to use section contains factual information about various drugs, covering a description of each drug, street names, a brief history, legal status, availability, extent of use and cost, effects, possible harms, and harm reduction advice.By viewing the frustrating and worrisome elements of adolescence as "blessings," Mogel reveals that they are in fact necessary steps in psychological growth and character development to be met with faith, detachment, and a sense of humor rather than over-involvement and anxiety. But most of the advice parents and educators hear about teens is outdated and unscientific — and simply doesn’t work.Mogel gives parents the tools to do so and offers reassuring spiritual and ethical advice. Acclaimed adolescent psychiatrist and educator Jess Shatkin brings more than two decades’ worth of research and clinical experience to the subject, along with cutting-edge findings from brain science, evolutionary psychology, game theory, and other disciplines — plus a widely curious mind and the perspective of a concerned dad himself.It raises questions that reflect the fears of every parent: Where does one’s responsibility to a loved one end?How — and when — should a parent know whether his or her child is substance abusing?From kindergarten to college, American boys are, on average, less resilient and less ambitious than they were a mere twenty years ago.The gender gap in college attendance and graduation rates has widened dramatically. Leonard Sax delves into the scientific literature and draws on more than twenty years of clinical experience to explain why boys and young men are failing in school and disengaged at home.The Blessing of a B Minus: Using Jewish Teachings to Raise Resilient Teenagers.Wendy Mogel, .00 With her warmth, wit, and signature combination of Jewish teachings and psychological research, Wendy Mogel helps parents to ably navigate the often rough journey through the teenage years and guide children to becoming confident, resilient young adults. There are plenty of reasons for parents to worry about getting a late-night call about their teen.