Parenting in the Eye of the Storm: The Adoptive Parent's Guide to NavigaISBN: 9781785927010
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Parenting a teenager is not easy and parenting an adopted teen has its own unique set of challenges. Full of practical and reassuring advice, this book will help you to support your teen as they face the challenges of emerging adulthood, including issues surrounding relationships and identity.
Describing the essential skills you need to help your adopted teen to confidently face the challenges of growing up, adult adoptee and family therapist Katie Naftzger shares her personal and professional wisdom. She outlines four key goals for adoptive parents:
· To move from rescuing to responding
· To set adoption-sensitive limits and ground rules
· To have connecting conversations
· To help your teen to envision their future
Parents in a Hurricane contains invaluable insights for adoptive parents with simple strategies you can use to prepare your adopted teen for the journey ahead and strengthen the family bond in the process.