Item description for When Your Teen Goes Astray: Help and Hope from Parents Who Have Been There by Jeanette Gardner Littleton...
Overview A SURVIVAL MANUAL FOR PARENTING A PRODIGAL Parenting a prodigal teen is an exhausting task. Perhaps you are wiped out emotionally, distraught, or even in shock. You might feel isolated and alone. When Your Teen Goes Astray provides wisdom from both professional family experts and unofficial family experts who have faced similar struggles. The stories and advice from parents who have been there offer comfort, consolation, and hope. When Your Teen Goes Astray will teach you principles to: * Communicate with your teen * Deal with confrontation and conflict * Set boundaries and enforce rules * Cope with grief, loss, and anger * Decide when to intervene and when to step back * Handle the situation when your teen threatens to run away * Protect younger children and answer their questions * Support your spouse to form a solid parenting partnership For most kids, the prodigal life is a season. Sometimes it's a long season, but your family can survive as you pull together to support your troubled teen. When Your Teen Goes Astray will give you the tools you need to handle the struggles of this difficult time.
Publishers Description 'When our child walked away from our home and our faith, my husband Mark and I had no clue what to do.'Jeanette Gardner LittletonParenting a prodigal teen is an exhausting task. Parents are quickly wiped out emotionally, distraught, and maybe even in shock. They often feel isolated and alone. When Your Teen Goes Astray provides wisdom from both professional family experts and unofficial family experts who have faced similar struggles. The stories and advice from parents who have been there offer comfort, consolation, and hope. For most kids, the prodigal life is a season. Sometimes it's a long season, but parents can survive, and even thrive during this difficult time.
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Studio: Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8" Width: 5.32" Height: 0.37" Weight: 0.39 lbs.
Release Date Jun 15, 2004
Publisher BEACON HILL PRESS #29
ISBN 0834120445 ISBN13 9780834120440
Availability 0 units.
More About Jeanette Gardner Littleton
Jeanette Gardner Littleton has been a book and magazine editor for more than 20 years. She's also written more than 3,000 articles and five books, three with her husband, Mark. Her books include Hugs for Coffee Lovers, What's in the Bible for Teens, and Light the Torch, Pass the Flame. She resides in Kansas City, Missouri with her family.
Jeanette Gardner Littleton currently resides in Columbia, in the state of Maryland.