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What Do You Expect? She's a Teenager!

ISBN: 9781402256240

By: Arden Greenspan-Goldberg

Published: 08/02/2011

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"If your little girl has suddenly turned into one big eye roll, then Arden Greenspan-Goldberg's What Do You Expect? She's a Teenager! is for you. It's the ultimate how-to guidebook that will not only teach you how to survive your daughter's teen years, but how to enjoy them along the way, too." —Jen Singer, author of You're a Good Mom (and Your Kids Aren't So Bad Either) In a straightforward, user friendly, and totally accessible way, What Do You Expect? She's a Teenager! overflows with the skills and techniques every mother needs for navigating the precarious yet thrilling road of raising a teenage daughter. Arden Greenspan-Goldberg covers every facet of your ride of a lifetime: sex, drugs, bullying, friends, and more... expertly steering you into realistic expectations that both prepare and equip you for your journey." —Dr. Jane Greer, marriage and family therapist, author, What About Me?: Stop Selfishness From Ruining Your Relationship, radio host, Huffington Post contributor "Thank goodness, a liberating, refreshingly helpful and therapeutically credible road map along the free-falling journey of motherhood. We all win with less 'losing it' around conflict. The personal stories definitely made me feel less alone and empowered to stay open!" —Emme, TV personality, supermodel, women's body image advocate, and mom Bullying. Body Image. Drugs. Alcohol. Sex. Stress. You know your daughter has a lot to deal with. But short of being with her 24/7, how can you help? The ultimate preparation manual and survival guide for moms with tween or teen girls, What Do You Expect? She’s a Teenager! is a portable problem-solver, a manual for surviving and thriving with your daughter. Written by Arden Greenspan-Goldberg, a nationally known family and marriage psychotherapist specializing in teen and young adult issues, this book offers you a way to step back from the chaos, manage your worries, and cultivate a more open and less volatile relationship with your daughter. Filled with advice on how to handle the most serious topics, from bullying, sex, and drugs to eating disorders and friends, as well as other typical hot-button scenarios—including the desire for piercings or tattoos, posting racy photos online, sexting, and many more issues—this is a must-have for any mom coping with a teenage daughter.

About the Author

Arden Greenspan-Goldberg L.C.S.W., BCD

Arden Greenspan-Goldberg, M.S.W., L.C.S.W., B.C.D., is a nationally known family and marriage psychotherapist who has specialized in teen issues for more than 30 years. She currently practices in New City, New York, and New York City. Visit askarden.com

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“Greenspan-Goldberg does a good job of demystifying teen girls and offering practical solutions on how to handle sensitive topics like sex, peer pressure and body image."


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Specs

Format: Paperback

Dimensions
Length: 8.25 in
Width: 5.5 in
Weight: 13.76 oz
Page Count: 352 pages

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