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A Survival Guide to Parenting Teens by Joani Geltman

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Here's the Problem

A dad is worried about his son, who is a junior in high school. He's worried about his son's lack of self-direction. How will his son ever be able to think about the college application process and all that it entails? His son can't even get himself out of bed in the morning! He's unable to work independently to get any of his homework completed, especially any kind of research or writing assignments.

Why It's a Problem

I wanted to know what role he and his wife play with regard to their son; what kind of strategies did they employ to keep him motivated and on task? The ...

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