Mom, They're Teasing Me: Helping Your Child Solve Social Problems
Publisher: Ballantine BooksFormat: Paperback
Through vividly written case studies and a reader-friendly question-and-answer format, Mom, They're Teasing Me is full of specific, how-to advice for parents to help their children navigate the sometimes harsh terrain of social life+ó-Ç-ôwhich includes name-calling, after-school fights, esteem-crushing cliques, and malicious exclusion by the popular kids. Through thoughtful discussion and insightful suggestions, parents will discover +ó-Ç-ó The difference between real risk and normal social pain +ó-Ç-ó The appropriate time to intervene+ó-Ç-ôand when to step back +ó-Ç-ó Tips on how to mediate between children+ó-Ç-ôwithout appearing meddlesome +ó-Ç-ó The importance of teaching and encouraging leadership +ó-Ç-ó The redemptive power of friendship Mom, They're Teasing Me answers key questions about the many manifestations of social cruelty, offers compelling descriptions of prime +ó-Ç-£teasing+ó-Ç-Ø scenarios, and illustrates how to counter them. It is an indispensable book for involved parents who want to make their child's formative years rich and rewarding.
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