2011 Mom's Choice Award-Winning Book! Parents, are you having a power struggle with your tween or teen? Teens, Do you wish your parents would talk less and listen more? Are they in your business all the time? Are you craving more freedom? Would you like more respect? Want some solutions? How To Train Your Parents in 6-1/2 Days is a “parenting” book for teens - sort of a how to get your parents to behave,” says author Margit Crane of her latest title. “I wanted to write a book that breaks down exactly what parents are thinking and feeling so that tweens and teens can learn that this isn’t a contest over who will win. Both teens and parents can hold onto their dignity and power without overpowering each other.” Written in a lighthearted tone with plenty of humor, Margit Crane offers loads of tricks, tools, strategies and scripts to entertain and instruct. “I’m hearing that parents enjoy the book as well and that makes me very happy,” Margit offers. “I believe that the world would be more peaceful all around if families got along better.” How to Train Your Parents in 6 1/2 Days is available on Amazon.com and at HowToTrainYourParents.com "I loooooooove this book! It’s so good, so funny, and oh so helpful. If you want to build a better relationship with your parents, Margit Crane's book is the best one on the market. She is able to put you in your parents' shoes and put them in yours. The writing style in this book is hilarious and communicates the pointers and tips very well to teens. When you finish reading this book, you will be able to get your parents to treat you the way you want to be treated." -- Daryn K., age 14 “How to Train Your Parents in 6 1/2 Days is a stroke of genius! It's written in language that is accessible and engaging to teens. It's also full of insights into a teen's mind for parents and other adults - counselors, teachers, advisors, leaders, and coaches - who work with teens but have forgotten what it's like to be one." --Rabbi Justin Kerber, Temple Emanuel, St. Louis, Missouri “What an amazing and insightful book! As a mother of teenagers and a teacher of teens, this book helped me to realize how much I have to learn from the teenagers around me. Margit Crane speaks directly to teens, in an authentic, compassionate and witty way, addressing key issues that can transform any teen-adult relationship. How to Train Your Parents in 6 ½ Days is an awesome tool (maybe even a secret weapon) for teenagers, helping them to see their own power in any communication situation, when it otherwise might feel like no one will ever understand them.” --Betina Hsieh, Ph.D., Doctor of Secondary Education
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About Margit: Margit Crane, M.A., M.S., M.Ed., is a step-mom, an ADD/ADHD and executive functions coach, and a family communications specialist. A teacher and school counselor for 35 years, Margit has been featured in Seattle’s Child and Parent Map magazines, as well as on KOMO News and Chat With Women radio shows. She is the author of the groundbreaking, "How To Train Your Parents in 6½ Days," for tweens and teens, the co-author of "A Year of Good-Enough Parenting," and the co-host of the radio show, "Good-Enough Parenting." Confused and frustrated parents are drawn to Margit’s bright-eyed optimism and her real-world solutions. They fall in love with her humor and compassion, realizing that she is their strongest advocate and biggest fan. Margit blends an uncanny and authentic understanding of children and teens with adult wisdom and experience. Margit speaks to groups of teens, parents, school personnel, family educators, business and community groups on such topics as, Powerful Communication and Focus, Motivation and Productivity. Margit tailors her talks to the audience so other topics are available as well. My first hour with Margit was more revealing than a year of therapy! –Nan W, parent “I know Margit and her work with families with ADD/ADHD is nothing short of miraculous. Tears to your eyes kind of amazing. That is Margit Crane.” -- Kim Estes, Parent Educator Contact Margit for more information via her award-winning blog and website: http://MargitCrane.com. Or find her on Facebook and Twitter @GiftedWithADD and @TrainUrParents.
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Book Description CreateSpace, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 156 pages. 10.00x7.00x0.36 inches. This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # zk1466280727