When did your bubbly little girl become a sullen teenager - and what can you do to open the lines of communication? Here's hope for bridging the gap between parent and teen with sound biblical advice on topics like sex and dating, alcohol and drug abuse and other destructive behaviors, family relationships and practical ways to understand what it is her behavior is trying to tell you.
A Mother's Guide to Communicating with Her Teen Daughter
Many daughters are hesitant to share their deepest thoughts and questions with their moms for fear of being misunderstood or laughed at. Many moms don't know how to communicate with their teen daughters. Taken from real-life questions submitted by teen girls and by moms, this book guides moms through their daughters' tough teen years and covers broad topics such as communication, trust, and overprotectiveness as well as more focused issues, including modesty, boys, and curfews. This repackaged edition includes a new chapter on social media.
Susie Shellenberger has written more than forty books and is in demand as an international speaker for teens. Susie lives in Colorado Springs and is creator and editor of Susie, a magazine for teen girls.
Kathy Gowler has counseled hundreds of teen girls, both in person and through her work with Brio magazine. Kathy and her husband, Jeff, live near Colorado Springs.