The Space Between is the teenage parent's best friend. The span of years between childhood and adulthood (the teen years) can make many once confident parents begin to feel helpless, confused, and fearful. They are in uncharted waters and don't know in which direction to turn. Thankfully Walt Mueller has studied adolescents and their culture for twenty years and been tested in the real world when his own children became teens. With understanding and practicality, Walt Mueller brings his research and wisdom to his book, The Space Between. Paperback.
For many parents, raising children seems pretty manageable until the teenage years. Then fear, confusion, frustration, and lack of understanding begin toinvade the hearts and minds of these once-confident parents. The normal changes of adolescence seem to be nothing but abnormal to parents who begin to feel like helpless bystanders. But parents dont need to feel alone or paralyzed by these feelings. For nearly twenty years, Walt Mueller has studied adolescents and the culture theyre surrounded by. His expertise was put to the test when his own children became teenagers. Now hes bringing wisdom from research and his own experience to help parents through the tumultuousyears of adolescence. With empathy and practical tools, parents will address several important issues, including the questions: How can I begin to facilitate a smoother adolescentperiod for my teen? How can I begin to break through the walls ofconfusion, fear, frustration, and misunderstanding? How can I be a positive and proactive bridgebuilderinto the life and world of my teenager?
Walt Mueller is the founder and president of the Center for Parent Youth Understanding, a nonprofit ministry organization that has served churches, schools, and community organizations worldwide for nearly twenty years. He's a sought-after authority on youth culture and family issues and has appeared on CNN, Fox News, and the BBC.