Slow Parenting Teens: How to Create a Positive, Respectful, and Fun Relationship with Your Teenager
Slow Parenting Teens provides a news flash to parents: If your relationship with your teen isn't what you want--YOU can change it. The five "slow" attitudes in this book will help you face your own fears and create a positive, respectful, and fun parenting relationship with your teenager.
Authors Molly Wingate and Marti Woodward have accrued over 40 years of personal parenting experience, plus five decades of professional work with adolescents and their families. Along with real life examples of fast and slow parenting, they discuss how to set limits and punishments, how to deal with blended families, and how to slow parent teens who face big problems. No wonder Slow Parenting Teens is the parenting book recommended by teenagers!
Publisher: NorLightsPress, 2012.
Authors: Molly Wingate and Marti Woodward.
Molly Wingate brings her practice as a parent and educator to Slow Parenting Teens. She co-parents her two, teen-aged sons with her husband, Brian Murphy. They have a two-career, two-station wagon, traditional nuclear family. She taught high school and college students (teenagers) for over twenty years before starting a writing consulting business. Molly has a B.A. and M.A. in English literature.
Marti Woodward has a master’s degree in guidance and counseling and is a single mom of three teen-aged girls. Marti worked in the field of adolescent addiction and also designed and implemented a family program for at-risk adolescents. She has trained executives and supervisors and facilitated workshops for a variety of organizations. As a coach, Marti continues to specialize in adolescent and family issues.