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xv, 300 pages ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-291) and index.
Introduction: Who am I to say? -- Getting ready to talk. It's time to learn a new language ; Your new bag of tricks ; Conversation crashers -- The fourteen conversations. Talking about your parent-child relationship ; Talking about independence ; Talking about changing friendships ; Talking about creativity ; Talking about taking care of yourself ; Talking about fairness ; Talking about technology ; Talking about criticism ; Talking about hard work ; Talking about money ; Talking about sexuality ; Talking about reputations ; Talking about impulsivity ; Talking about helping others -- Now what? -- Appendix: Small talk conversation starters.
"The fourteen essential conversations to have with your tween and early teenager to prepare them for the emotional, physical, and social challenges ahead, including scripts and advice to keep the communication going and stay connected during this critical developmental window." -- Amazon.com.
"Fourteen (Talks) by (Age) Fourteen will explain the why and how of the fourteen surprising but essential conversations parents should have with their child before he or she enters high school"-- Provided by publisher.
Keeping kids safe-- and prepared for all the times when you can't be the angel on their shoulder-- is about having the right conversations at the right time. There is no better time for this than their tween years, right up to when they enter high school. Icard focuses on big, thorny topics such as friendship, sexuality, impulsivity, and technology, as well as unexpected conversations about creativity, hygiene, money, privilege, and contributing to the family. She outlines a simple, memorable, and family-tested formula for the best approach to these essential talks, and shares tips to help you get over the most common hurdles in talking to tweens. -- adapted from jacket
14 talks by age 14
Online version: Icard, Michelle, Fourteen (talks) by (age) fourteen New York : Harmony Books, 2021. 9780593137536 (DLC) 2020007815