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A Survival Guide to Parenting Teens by Joani Geltman

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summer reading

thank you teachers, for ruining my last few weeks of summer

Here's the Problem

As the end of summer closes in, crumpled-up summer reading lists are being found and resurrected by parents everywhere. Most kids have spent the summer avoiding parental queries about the reading by saying, “I'll do it. I have the whole summer, just leave me alone!” Well, the whole summer is now down to three weeks and the books were long ago purchased, Kindled, or Nooked. “If I buy you a Kindle/Nook, will you do the reading?” Your teen, panting like a dog that sees a new treat coming its way, has promised that yes, yes, yes, he'll do the reading if ...

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