Parents, Teens and Boundaries: How to Draw the Line (Paperback)
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How you set boundaries with your teens is among the most important aspects of your parent-child relationship. Unfortunately, this ability does not come automatically with parenthood. Here Jane Bluestein, a former teacher and counselor, looks at 20 relationship-building techniques all parents can use to set limits with their teens. You'll learn the essential arts of loving, motivating, accepting, negotiating, respecting, acknowledging, communicating, supporting, empowering, trusting . . . and much more.
These practical strategies for boundary setting will enable you to avoid conflict, resolve problems and establish a foundation of mutual love and respect. As a result of learning to set healthy boundaries, you may actually begin to enjoy your children's teen years!
About the Author
Jane Bluestein, Ph.D., is a dynamic and entertaining speaker who has worked with thousands of educators, counselors, health-care professionals, parents and child-care workers. She specializes in programs and resources that provide training and hope for relationship building, effective instruction and guidance, and personal development. A former classroom teacher, crisis-intervention counselor and teacher training program coordinator, Bluestein is the award-winning author of 21st Century Discipline; Being a Successful Teacher; Parents, Teens & Boundaries and Mentors, Masters and Mrs. MacGregor: Stories of Teachers Making a Difference. She heads Instructional Support Services, Inc., a consulting and resource firm in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Visit Jane Bluestien online at www.janebluestein.com