A Cool-Headed Guide for Parents and Teenagers
"Teenage years are the most difficult and puzzling years for both the teenager and his or her parent. This is when children begin to develop their own identity, seek individualism and veer away from their parents. They can be rebellious, defy norms and traditions, and stay cooped up in their rooms for days on end. Everything the parent says is anathema to them. So, whether you are a parent or a teenager, how do you deal with this turbulent and challenging phase? In Drama Teen, Lina Ashar explores concepts from both sides of the fence. Helicopter parenting, parent–teen conflicts and ways to resolve them, and the habits that lead to a successful life are among the topics discussed here. She also explores ways to minimize the pain and trauma the ‘drama-teen’ phase can cause both to the teens and their parents. Packed with practical advice, tips, what-not-to-dos and activities, Ashar expertly guides you to keep your cool through those complicated years. "