Remember middle school? Many parents would rather not. Its often a rough ride, filled with insecurity, peer pressure, awkwardness, and world-rocking change. This book provides practical, hands-on advice for helping your child through this minefieldwith information about what he or she is really going through, but isnt likely to share.
Best-selling learning-styles expert Cynthia Tobias and veteran teacher Sue Acuña reveal what theyve found by listening to kids when parents arent aroundand give you insider tips on how to bless your middle-schooler with success in class, at home, and in relationships. Topics include advice for keeping communication lines open, predictable physical and social issues, and solutions for problems like self-centeredness and over-the-top emotions.