Lifecoach Your Teens
If you're a parent of teenagers, you know facing the tough situations just comes with the territory. After all, it's not like you can walk away or just give your kids to someone else to raise. But studies today confirm...
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If you're a parent of teenagers, you know facing the tough situations just comes with the territory. After all, it's not like you can walk away or just give your kids to someone else to raise. But studies today confirm that parents are still the biggest influence on their children. The way a parent handles a teenager is often the key to how the teen handles issues. What you need are some practical suggestions on how to make it through the tough times. That's where Roger Cross would like to help. Drawing on over 25 years of experience with Youth For Christ and experience as a dad, he offers some practical principles to help you succeed in one of the world's toughest jobs. Cross unpacks the key characteristics of a good coach and shares five simple principles for parenting teens more effectively. He shows you how to help your teenager develop goals, find balance, learn how to cope with and learn from failure and cope with anger. Most importantly, he shows how you can come alongside your teen to offer support and guidance as you prepare them for adult life.
Drawing on more than twenty-five years of experience working with Youth for Christ and raising two teens of his own, Roger Cross unpacks the essential characteristics of a good coach and introduces five principles that will transform your relationship with your teen.
Roger Cross is president emeritus of Youth for Christ/USA. He also currently serves on the board of John Brown University. In addition to writing, speaking and adjunct college teaching, Roger is heading up an effort to expand the outreach of Children's Music Academy (CMA) which he owns and operates with his wife. Currently, CMA is in over 20 locations in the United States. In 2006, Roger and his wife were selected Alumni of the Year by John Brown University. He is the author of How we make our Kids Angry and LifeCoach your Teens (2nd Edition).