Author of the highly successful Sixty Minute series Rob Parsons turns his attention to that very difficult period of adolescence - the teenage years.He explains how to cope with this often disruptive period in a family's life and how to continue feeling close to your teenagers as they grow up and become increasingly independent.He gives clear and easy to follow advice making sure that you will not feel on your own and you will be able to make the most of your precious time with your children. Insightful and practical. It will help every parent navigate those turbulent teenage years. - David Lumsdon Educational Psychology Academic and Professional Tutor University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne This incredible book will save not just our relationships with our children, but our sanity. And the really lucky ones will discover it before their kids are teenagers. - Parentalk It was as if somebody turned on a light. This book whispered to me, You re not the worst mother on the face of the earth. This stuff with your teenager is normal. Jennie, mother of three teenagers
In the battlefield that is the parenthood of teenagers, this book is not just wonderfully enlightening, but strangely comforting. - Prima magazine
Rob Parsons is the bestselling author of THE SIXTY MINUTE GRANDPARENT, TEENAGERS! and THE SIXTY MINUTE FATHER. He speaks internationally on family issues and is the Executive Chairman of Care for the Family, a charity committed to strengthening family life and helping others who are hurting due to family breakdown.
Care for the Family, launched by Rob in 1988, is a registered charity and its work is motivated by Christian compassion. The resources and support it provides are available to everyone, of any faith or none.
Rob lives in Cardiff with his wife Dianne. They have two adult children and four grandchildren.