Learn to parent teens with wisdom from a seasoned parent of teens. In Parenting Your Teen and Loving It, Susie Davis offers advice and encouragement to moms who want to be the best parent possible. Using wit and transparency, she addresses the hard questions and decisions that go along with parenting your teenager who seems to have overnight turned into a baffling mixture of hormonal moodiness and sweetness. Susie also includes reflection questions for readers, so that they can take the readings and personalize them for their own families and unique situations. Paperback.
Moms know: it's never been tougher to be the parent of a teenager. Slammed doors. Cell phones and Facebook. Surging hormones. How can a mom build a great relationship with her teen? With humor and biblical wisdom, Susie Davis guides frazzled moms through the stormy teen years. This seasoned mother of three shows how to effectively influence teens without irritating them, offers scriptural help for tough situations, and shares prayers and promises from Scripture that will encourage even the most discouraged moms. Readers will discover how to set reasonable limits and cultivate fair-minded expectations. Mothers will gain better perspective on a teen's emotional, spiritual, intellectual, and physical development, while learning to become the mom God designed them to be.
Susie Davis is the author of several books and is a popular retreat and conference speaker. She is founder and director of Susie Davis Ministries (www.susiedavisministries.com) and has a passion for helping others develop God-centered relationships. With her husband, Will, she co-founded Austin Christian Fellowship in Austin, Texas, where he serves as senior pastor and she frequently teaches. They have three children: Will III (21), Emily (18), and Sara (15).
Susie Davis is the author of several books, a popular retreat and conference speaker, a radio host and newspaper columnist. She is founder and director of Susie Davis Ministries (www.susiedavisministries.com) and has a passion for helping others develop God-centered relationships. With her husband, Will, she co-founded Austin Christian Fellowship in Austin, Texas, where he serves as senior pastor and she frequently teaches. They have three children: Will III (21), Emily (18), and Sara (15).
"This book contains great advice to help parents and teens remain sane during this often difficult period of life."
, author, Better Dads, Better Sons
and That's My Son
"Susie has given me a whole new 'bag of tricks' which has everything to do with our relationship. I can do this. This is the parenting book I've been looking for."
--Jen Hatmaker, author, The Modern Girl's Guide to Bible Study series, Ms. Understood, and Interrupted
Moms know it's never been tougher to be the parent of a teenager.
Cell phones and Facebook. Slammed doors and mood swings. Somehow, your sweet child changed into a baffling bunch of hormones you barely recognize. You love your teen but worry about being the mom you need to be.
Susie Davis can help. She gives you the information you need to understand where your teen is emotionally, intellectually, physically, and spiritually. With humor and transparency, this seasoned mother of teens answers your big questions, like:
How can I be responsible but not overprotective?
What do I say and do to get my teen's attention?
What does my teen need from me most at this stage?
How can I avoid setting unreasonable expectations?
How do I influence without irritating my teen?
Davis's unfailing advice and encouragement will help you be the best mom you can be by empowering you to parent with wisdom.