Getting to Calm: Cool-Headed Strategies for Parenting Tweens + Teens - Updated and Expanded
Publisher: Parent Map
ISBN 10: 0990430642
ISBN 13: 978-0990430643
Now more useful than ever, Getting to Calm has been revised and updated with new research and fresh insights into successful parent-teen relationships.
Getting to Calm is a practical, realistic and ultimately reassuring guide to navigating one of the most challenging aspects of parenting today―staying calm and clearheaded during 14 of the most common hot-button situations that arise during the teen years, including:
- When your teen is rude and sarcastic
- When your smart teen gets into trouble with social media
- When teen problems drive a wedge between you and your spouse
- When your teen is acting like a spoiled brat
- When you’re worried you’re losing your teen
- When teens are mean
With humor, wisdom and a deep understanding of the teenage brain, Drs. Laura S. Kastner and Jennifer Wyatt provide clear and useful tools for parents, giving them effective new ways to manage their own emotions in the heat of the moment with their teen while maintaining―and even gaining―closeness.
About the Author
Laura S. Kastner, Ph.D. is a clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Washington. She and Jennifer Wyatt, Ph.D., are the authors of The Launching Years: Strategies for Parenting From Senior Year to College Life and The Seven-Year Stretch: How Families Work Together to Grow Through Adolescence. Additionally, Dr. Kastner has written Wise Minded Parenting: 7 Essentials for Raising Successful Tweens & Teens (Kristen Russell, contributor) and Getting to Calm, The Early Years: Cool-Headed Strategies for Raising Happy, Caring and Independent 3- to 7-Year-Olds.
Jennifer Wyatt, Ph.D. is a writer and mother of four children. She has taught at the college and high school levels and contributes to several parenting publications. She is the co-author of Getting to Calm, The Early Years: Cool-Headed Strategies for Raising Happy, Caring and Independent 3- to 7-Year-Olds.