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The Teenage Years of Jesus Christ

Author : Jerry Ross
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Treasuring the Teenage Years for the Lord

Author : Witness Lee
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15 Minute Parenting the Teenage Years

Author : Joanna Fortune
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15-Minute Parenting The Teenage Years copy Subtitle: Creative ways to stay connected with your teenager Parenting through the teenage years can be challenging and overwhelming. With over twenty years of clinical practice, psychotherapist and parenting expert Joanna Fortune has devised a simple and proven 15-Minute parenting model packed with practical, playful and creative communication techniques to strengthen your relationship with your teenager. Is it really possible to play with your teenager? Well, the answer is yes. Not only is it possible, it is a crucial to nurturing the surge in growth and brain development in this stage of childhood. Combining neurological insights into the key stages of adolescence with a road map for playful connection, Joanna shows you how to navigate your way through the teenage years and adolescent behaviour including how to: Build self-esteem and confidence Establish a relationship of trust and respect Encourage emotional resilience Deal with mental illness including anxiety Handle teenage friendships and when they turn toxic Brave conversations about sex, gender and sexuality Tackle the dark side of social media 15-Minute Parenting The Teenage Years is a vital toolkit that will enable you to better understand your relationship with your children as they grow and ensure that your parenting is growing with them. 15-Minute Parenting 0 – 7 Years and 15-Minute Parenting 8 – 12 Years are also available now! Read what everyone is saying about the 15-Minute Parenting series: As featured in Grazia's 21 of the Best Parenting Books in 2020 'Joanna's books give you every answer to every question you have as a parent with practical methods to tackle every obstacle and connect with your child and help them flourish.' Madeleine Shaw ‘Now that we have to be teachers and coaches as well as parents — and feel guilty and overburdened — it’s the perfect time for psychotherapist Joanna Fortune’s new book.’ Sunday Independent ‘In an “Age of Anxiety” for parents, Joanna was able to dispense reassuring advice and practical tips from her 15 Minute Parenting Model for time-pressed parents who want the very best for their children’s development and well-being.’ Marena Duffy, Chairperson of Cuidiu (the National Parent to Parent Voluntary support network) Dublin North West 'Makes you reflect on your own childhood and how this can influence your parenting. Some interesting and thought-provoking sections.’ Goodreads Reviewer ‘Absolutely love this! I’ve read multiple parenting books as a daddy blogger and this is BY FAR one of my favourites!’ Amazon Reviewer ‘A must read for all parents! Absolutely loving this book. Joanna has a no frills, relaxed attitude towards parenting and brings fun into it. She made me realise that we don't need to question ourselves as much as we do.' Amazon Reviewer ‘It’s expert advice but advice that’s accessible and smart and actually kind of fun. All the exercises are easily implemented and kids respond to them immediately. A parenting book can seem like “work” after a long day, but this book is well broken down so that whatever crisis you’re dealing with today you can jump straight to the few pages (and solutions) about that issue.’ Amazon Reviewer ‘Simple and effective. Totally love this book, such simple creative and inspiring ideas on how to just come back to your kids in this crazy busy world we live in. Fabulous chapter on relationships covering how to stay connected to your partner which I feel gets left out from other books I’ve read.' Amazon Reviewer ‘A gentle and kind book...Certainly think it can help parents that feel they can’t find their own way back.’ Goodreads Reviewer

Teen Stages

Author : Ken Mellor
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Repackaged and updated. Understanding the six different phases of the teenage years. According to leading Australian parent educators Ken and Elizabeth Mellor, parents need to stay very involved, not 'step back', as their children become teenagers-because teenagers in the early to middle teen years actually want to be controlled, despite what they might say! As well as parental involvement, teenagers need attention to safety, clear expectations and limits, and for their parents to understand what is happening. these are the cornerstones of the approach the Mellors recommend. this updated edition of their successful guide includes new information on significant issues for parents: cyber bullying, pornography, teen suicide, social media and mentoring. the core of their book is an analysis of the six distinct stages of the teenage years. Parents find that knowing which stage their child is in, and what their child needs at that particular stage, helps them greatly. the six stages are: 1. the baby (thirteen-year-olds) 2. the dissenter (fourteen-year-olds) 3. the fledgling (fifteen-year-olds) 4. the sweet and sour (sixteen-year-olds) 5. the romantic (seventeen-year-olds) 6. the world leader (eighteen- to twenty-one-year-olds) Among the book's other key features are: Each stage requires specific responses from parents that rarely work for the other stages; teenagers need lots of time and attention in the early to middle years, particularly if they 'slip back' to more infantile behaviour; Parents need to be aware of the more grown-up aspects of their teenagers' development so they can encourage this, even in the face of their childrens' emotional immaturity; Parents and teachers need to read any signs of trouble in a teenager correctly-and the Mellors include a chart, the Rainbow Alert Scale, to help with this important task.

Jesus The Teenage Years

Author : John Farman
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Everyone knows the story of Jesus' birth, and everyone knows how he died, right? But what about the bit in between - those formative teenage years? No-one knows if Jesus had crises with spots, girls or parents . . . until now. John Farman, author of the bestselling The Very Bloody History of Britain, takes a cheeky but affectionate look at those missing years in Jesus' life. You think you've had teenage-type problems to contend with? Wait till you read what Jesus had to go through!

Being Adolescent

Author : Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
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To find out what teenagers' lives are like, two psychologists gave beepers to seventy-five adolescents, signaled them at random, and asked them to record their thoughts and feelings as they sat in classrooms, socialized with friends, and ate dinner with their families. The result is a unique and detailed portrait of the day-to-day world of the average American teenager that offers valuable new insights for parents, psychologists, and educators.

The Late Teenage Years

Author : Luis Rodriguez De La Sierra
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The problems which the individual has to deal with in adolescence are qualitatively different from those of childhood; they are related in particular to the adolescent's reaction/responses to the physical development of his/her sexual body, and the changing relationship to the parents and to the world in which he/she lives. We have to take into account the revival of infantile conflicts and the newly emerging sexual and aggressive urges and experiences, both of which have to be integrated by the adolescent so that a new equilibrium can be created. The adolescent finds himself in the very difficult position of having to make all these readjustments whilst he has to deal with the subsequent conflicts and anxieties. The earlier passionate mixture of love and hatred that characterizes the attachment and dependency on the parents must now be renounced until the adolescent reaches a point at which it is possible for him to confirm his own identity and find new love relationships. These must neither be based too much on repetition of previous early attachments, nor be entirely and exaggeratedly opposed to them. It goes without saying that none of this can be achieved without much upheaval and experimenting. The step from adolescence to adulthood is complex and involves not only the individual's emotional experience, but also the continuous input, reactions from the world in which he/she lives. It is these interactions that are described and discussed in this book.

Navigating the Teenage Years

Author : Sue Saunders
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Navigating the Teenage Years is a practical and accessible guide to the emotional health of teenagers and young adults. Written by a practising psychologist with over 25 years’ experience in personal development training and counselling, this book helps the reader to understand the biological and emotional changes that the teen is going through and how best to assist them in their transition to adulthood. Navigating the Teenage Years provides practical information on common emotional issues affecting teenagers such as anxiety, eating disorders, peer pressure and sexuality, as well as the practical strategies to tackle them. Topics covered include: Understanding the teenage brainHormonal changes in boys and girlsHow to communicate with teensFriends and datingBullyingHow to manage anger and anxietyBody image and eating disordersAddiction (food, drugs, technology)Internet safetyExerciseSchool and studyHow to prepare for the future Using the Human Givens approach, this book is written in an accessible, empathetic and pragmatic way. It outlines easy-to-follow strategies for parents and teenagers such as breathing techniques and the RIGAAR model of communication when dealing with emotional health issues. Diagrams and charts are used to illustrate psychological explanations while case studies are provided to offer both teenage and parental perspectives. While aimed primarily at parents, Navigating the Teenage Years will also prove useful to teenagers, student counsellors, healthcare professionals and psychologists.

The Teenage Years

Author : Martin Wolfenden
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Talking Adolescence

Author : Angie Williams
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As a major economic, relational, and identity resource, communication is crucial to the well-being and success of young people. And yet adolescents are typically characterized in the media as inadequate communicators, whose language practices adults bemoan as unintelligible and deleterious. In looking to critique these pervasive stereotypes, the editors of Talking Adolescence have brought together some of the world's leading experts on youth and adolescence, whose interdisciplinary research demonstrates how communication powerfully structures and meaningfully facilitates the lives of young people. Adding to the growing literature on intergenerational and lifespan communication, Talking Adolescence is the first substantive volume devoted to young people.

The Teenage Years

Author : Jamie Thomson
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Winner of the 2012 Roald Dahl Funny Prize! Thirteen-year-old schoolboy, Dirk Lloyd, has a dark secret - in fact he is a dark secret. Dirk - according to his own account - is the earthly incarnation of a Dark Lord, supreme ruler of the Darklands and leader of great armies of orcs and warriors, intent on destruction and bloody devastation. Following a colossal final battle between the forces of good and evil, the Dark Lord was defeated and hurled by his arch-foe's spells into the Pit of Uttermost Despair. At the bottom of the Pit lies...a supermarket car park in the municipal town of Whiteshields, somewhere in modern day England. And when he is found, and tries to explain that he is the Dark Lord, people think he means Dirk Lloyd. The fact that he's trapped in the puny body of a schoolboy doesn't help. And so begins Dirk's battle to recover his dignity, his power, and his lands... Along the way he faces the inconvenience of being fostered by a do-gooding family, the Purejoies; the torture of endless hours of drudgery at the Whiteshields Brainwashing Centre (aka school); a vengeful Headmaster; two interfering Psychotic Persecutors (psychotherapists); and constant laughter and disrespect when he attempts to marshall his lackeys and lickspittles (friends) to do what he wants them to. Dirk makes friends with the son of his foster family, Christopher, and the local Goth Girl, Sooz, and together they attempt to cast a spell that will transport Dirk back to his homeland. Inevitably, not everything goes to plan... But that's for book 2 Roald Dahl Prize winner, 2012.

Confessions of a Bad Mother The Teenage Years

Author : Stephanie Calman
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When you’re pregnant you think: ‘I’m having a baby’, not a person who will eventually catch trains by themselves, share a fridge with ten strangers, go to a festival in Croatia without succumbing to a drug overdose, and one day, bring you a gin and tonic when your mother is dying. We imagine the teenage years as a sort of domestic meteor strike, when our dear, sweet child, hitherto so trusting and mild, is suddenly replaced by a sarcastic know-all who isn’t interested in the wisdom we have to pass on. But with great honesty and refreshingly bracing wit, Stephanie Calman shows that adolescence in fact begins much earlier, around the age of seven. And having nurtured them through every stage of development, from walking to school by themselves to their first all-night party, you find yourself alone – bereaved even – as they skip off to university without a second glance. Candid, touching and very, very funny, Confessions of a Bad Mother: The Teenage Years offers hope to despairing and exhausted parents everywhere. Read it and discover that your teenager is not the enemy after all.

MEAN GIRLS The Teenage Years Book 4 The Party

Author : Kaz Campbell
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Beep, beep, beep, beep... Never in a million years, did Sandy think this would be the sound that dominated her life. Sandy and Remmy go to Tony's party, despite their concerns about Tony and his friends. From the moment they arrived, both girls felt uncomfortable. They were only 14! And there were around 100 teens going wild in the house, and some of them were drinking. Remmy definitely wanted to leave immediately, but Sandy wanted to stick around for a while, after all, it was her boyfriend's party. But as the party progresses, things go badly for Sandy. The girls learn a very difficult lesson, the hard way! Drama-filled and emotional story for girls aged 12+.

Trailblazing Your Teen Years Successful Habits to LAUNCH Out of the Norms LEAD Ahead of the Pack and LAND Into Your Destiny

Author : Noah Halloran
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Maintaining Three Languages

Author : Xiao-Lei Wang
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In this book, Wang combines practical evidence-based advice with observations of her own family to explore the challenges of parenting teenagers within a multilingual family. This book places language within the wider context of teenagers' development, and will enable parents to assist their teenagers on their journey to multilingualism.

Place Jobs Peers and the Teenage Years

Author : Nathan Deutscher
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Why do children growing up in some areas do better than those growing up elsewhere? This paper investigates the impact of place on a child's income in early adulthood, by comparing children who remained in a neighbourhood with those who moved away. Are their economic outcomes similar to the children they left behind or the children they joined, and does the age they moved have an impact? The paper uses data from the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey. It finds that where a child grows up has a causal effect on adult income, most significantly for location during adolescence. Two of the potential explanations are also briefly considered, including the fact that spending more years in a place in adolescence lifts the probability of entering the associated local labour market.

Surviving the Teenage Years

Author : Lucy Mills
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Growing up is hard and the teenage years can be even harder. This is a book where the struggles and challenges faced during adolescence have been expressed through poetry.A very moving book which I am sure a lot of teenage girls especially will be able to relate to.

Julia Jones The Teenage Years Books 8 9 10

Author : Katrina Kahler
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Julia Jones - The Teenage Years: Books 8, 9 &10 Book 8 Discovery After Julia's latest revelation, she is forced to make a decision, one that she now struggles with. Who will she choose? Blake or Ky? When unforeseen circumstances impact her choice, even she doesn't know what will eventuate. Added to this, Julia discovers some news that leaves her reeling. What is the meaning of the secret conversation between Emmie and Jack? Will Emmie confide in Julia and share her secret? Book 9: Consequences Emmie Walters' point of view takes place alongside that of Julia's and both girls' thoughts and feelings are explored. Julia's dilemma over the special boys in her life lingers on, but she now has Emmie's support, and when Emmie decides to reveal her secrets, Julia soon discovers the reason for her odd behavior. When the girls take advantage of an unexpected opportunity, the aftermath quickly spirals out of control, and they're forced to face the consequences. This story leads to an unexpected conclusion. What is going on with Chloe and Davian and will Emmie ever be safe? Book 10: The Decision Julia finally decides between Blake and Ky. But who will she choose? Will she pick the boy she is most suited for and destined to be with, or not? As well, she finds herself caught up in a dilemma of epic proportions where the choices of her friends impact her in more ways than she could ever have anticipated. Find out what unfolds in this roller coaster of a story, another fabulous book for young teenage girls to enjoy.

The Parenttalk Guide to the Teenage Years

Author : Steve Chalke
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This guide deals with the three main areas of a child's life: home, school, and friends. Aimed at the parents of teenagers between the ages of 13 and 18, it looks at issues including parental survival, battles, mending relationsips, careers, disappointment, conflict, boyfriends and girlfriends, and positive self-image.

Julia Jones The Teenage Years

Author : Katrina Kahler
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Julia Jones The Teenage Years: Book 8 - Discovery After Julia's latest revelation, she is forced to make a decision, one that she now struggles with. Who will she choose? Blake or Ky? When unforeseen circumstances impact her choice, even she doesn't know what will eventuate. Added to this, Julia discovers some news that leaves her reeling. What is the meaning of the secret conversation between Emmie and Jack? Will Emmie confide in Julia and share her secret? The latest addition to this emotional series includes more suspense and more drama that will keep you captivated from beginning to end. It's another great book for young teenage girls.