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12-Year-Old Ready (Paperback)

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Get prepared for 12 years old.

Twelve marks your child's last year before becoming a teen. Here's what to expect and how to support your child through their growth and development.

12-Year-Old Ready includes:

  • How to deal with the onset of puberty-it's a positive thing
  • General guidance for the proper nutrition, sleep requirements, and exercise for your growing child.
  • Expert advice on a wide range of topics, from emotional development to changing social roles, including identity and resilience.
  • Special chapters for parents of tweens with ADHD and chronic illness.
  • Practical suggestions and relatable anecdotes.
  • Conversation starters for you and your 12-year-old to open new lines of communication.
  • Effective strategies to balance guidance and support with encouraging self-reliance.

Contributors include:

Craig Balfany, Registered and Board-Certified Art Therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor

Karissa DiMarzio, M.S., Doctoral Candidate in the Clinical Science and Adolescent Psychology Program at Florida International University

Megan Green, Registered Dietitian

Dr. Tyish Hall Brown, Director of Behavioral Sleep Medicine at Children's National Hospital

Sarah S. Jaser, Ph.D., Pediatric Psychologist

Dr. Janice Key, Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the MUSC Boeing Center for Children's Wellness

Zeinab Khodaverdi, Researcher from Teachers College, Columbia University

Dr. Justin Parent, Clinical Psychologist at the Children's Partial Hospital Program at Bradley Hospital and Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown University

Dr. Wesley O'Brien, Senior Lecturer in Physical Education and Coaching Science at University College Cork

Eden Pontz, Award-winning Journalist and Media Professional

Andrew C. Pool, Ph.D., MSc, Research Scientist at the Center for Parent and Teen Communication at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Jonathan Santo, Professor of Psychology at the University of Nebraska and Director of Adolescence Peer Relations & Identity Lab

Joanna Lee Williams, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University

12-Year-Old Ready is one of a series of guides published by Parent Ready. Parent Ready's guides help parents navigate the milestones, challenges, and passions of their adolescent and young adult kids. Find out more at https: //

Product Details
ISBN: 9798986533193
Publisher: Parent Ready
Publication Date: January 9th, 2024
Pages: 166
Language: English