The Connected Father

Understanding Your Unique Role and Responsibilities during Your Child's Adolescence

Carl E. Pickhardt, Ph.D.

Palgrave Macmillan Trade

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Parenting Expert Carl Pickhardt Shows How the Bonds Between Fathers and Teens Can Be Strengthened
  
Many fathers feel unprepared for their child's adolescence, in their denial, often times preferring to believe that it will only happen to other people's children. In this sensitive and forthright book, Carl Pickhardt stresses that fathers need to become informed about changes and challenges that normally unfold. Helping caring fathers navigate the four crucial and often perplexing stages of adolescence, The Connected Father describes:
* how fathers can learn to be better listeners
* why they have trouble communicating and what to do about it
* different emotional changes between mid- and late-adolescence
* how to encourage independence while setting limits
* how fathers can talk to teens about drugs, sex, the internet, relationships, and more

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"As the father of two teenagers, I found Pickhardt's book to be an important, supportive, and straightforward look at one of the most challenging stages of fatherhood."--Armin Brott, author of The Expectant Father and Father for Life: A Journey of Joy, Challenge, and Change

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About the Author

Carl E. Pickhardt, Ph.D.

Carl E. Pickhardt is the author of nine popular parenting and child-rearing titles, including Keys to Successful Stepfathering, The Everything® Parent’s Child to the Strong-Willed Child, and The Everything® Parent’s Guide to Positive Discipline. A psychologist in private lecturing practice, he lives in Austin, Texas.

Carl E. Pickhardt, Ph.D.

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The Connected Father
Understanding Your Unique Role and Responsibilities during Your Child's Adolescence
Carl E. Pickhardt, Ph.D.

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
St. Martin's Press
Palgrave Macmillan Trade
May 2007
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781403979049
ISBN10: 1403979049
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 240 pages
$14.95

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e-Book Agency
St. Martin's Press
Palgrave Macmillan Trade
May 2007
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9780230604414
ISBN10: 0230604412
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 240 pages
$9.99
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