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Raising Competent Teenagers
In an Age of Porn, Drugs and Tattoos
Dr. Linda Friedland
ISBN: 9781925017397
Book (Paperback)
Rockpool Publishing
5 1/2 x 8 1/4
240 pages
September 1, 2015


"This book deserves a prominent sport beside the bed of anyone who has a teenager in their life!" --Michael Grose

Pornography, sex, cyber bullying, body piercing, drug experimentation & tattoos are all part of adolescent life.

How do you remain an effective, strong & compassionate parent, able to talk to your children as they become adult?

This hands-on manual contains tools on how to keep up communication with your teen. In Raising Competent Teenagers, bestselling author Dr. Linda Friedland has distilled the wisdom of prominent parenting educators and her own knowledge as a medical doctor and also a mother of five children, the two youngest still being in their teenage years.

Over 100 issues are discussed and are followed up with practical ‘what to do’ ideas.

  • Brain and body changes
  • Parent teen conflict
  • Implementing rules and family values
  • Saying no
  • Narcissism and entitlement
  • Helicopter and Tiger parenting

Dr. Linda Friedland is a medical doctor, best-selling author and well-regarded international speaker for global organizations, and has presented in over 25 countries. Dr. Friedland lives in Perth, Western Australia and has a vast personal and professional experience on the subject of adolescence as a mother of five children and a medical professional treating and counselling families.
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