Teen Talk Parent Talk (Teen Talk Series)
Short listed for the Australian Christian Book of the Year Awards 2012! Written by Australian expert in adolescent development Sharon Witt, this commonsense, solidly scriptural guidebook helps parents of teenagers to communicate effectively with their children - avoiding common...
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Short listed for the Australian Christian Book of the Year Awards 2012!
Written by Australian expert in adolescent development Sharon Witt, this commonsense, solidly scriptural guidebook helps parents of teenagers to communicate effectively with their children - avoiding common pitfalls, handling conflict, and encouraging responsibility.
It has been said that it takes a village to raise a child. In that case, it takes an entire city to raise a teen! Parenting a teenager can have its challenges, however, the good news is that you are not alone in your parenting journey and there is an abundance of collective wisdom that we can draw on. In this common sense guide, teen author and educator Sharon Witt shares her many years of experience immersed in teen world and offers sound, practical advice and strategies to help you better understand your teenager, including: * understanding how teenagers are wired* practical advice for helping your teen develop a positive self-image* navigating the cyber world* practical strategies for coping at High School* how to deal with the puberty blues and managing your teen's health
Sharon Witt has been immersed in the teen world for over two decades in her role as a secondary educator, author and presenter to adolescents and their parents around Australia.
Sharon is also a regular media commentator on parenting and educational issues and is often called upon to comment on radio, print media and national television. She currently appears nationally on Australia's breakfast television show, Sunrise and is the 'Child Whisperer' on Melbourne's Light FM's Ken & Lucy breakfast program and the Gold Coast's Juice FM
She is also the author of the bestselling Teen Talk series of books that have helped many thousands of teenagers in Australia, and beyond, to navigate their adolescent journey. Her parenting book Teen Talk- Parent Talk, was shortlisted for the Australian Christian Publishers awards in 2012.
Sharon is passionate about equipping educators and parents in understanding key issues affecting our young people, and providing practical strategies for helping them make positive choices. She lives in Melbourne, Australia with her very supportive husband Andrew and two amazing teenagers.