The essential guide to parenting teenagers
Gill Hines has worked extensively with young people, parents and teachers. Her workshops on 'growing up' are very popular. Author and marketing consultant Alison Baverstock met her when she started attending; she has four children- two are teenagers, the other two are taking notes.
This could just be the book that restores your sanity - Daily MailAll power to these two authors. There's a real understanding of young people and practical advice, such as what you can and cannot control in your teenager's life. This book offers the comfort of self-recognition, and assurance that others must be having the same experiences. A good book for parents and, perhaps, for form tutors, especially those with no children of their own - Times Educational SupplementMasses of practical ideas about how to help teenagers feel good about themselves, how to keep family communications open and how to deal with problems, from parties to swearing - IndependentGill Hines and Alison Baverstock have a light touch, even when they're dealing with serious issues. Their suggestions are easy to read, and simple to put into practice - Jacqueline Wilson OBE