Do you find bringing up teenagers more of a pain than a pleasure? When - and how - should you broach the difficult topics, such as sex, drugs and alcohol? How much independence is a good thing?
Raising teenagers can test parental love to breaking point, particularly if you have previously enjoyed a close and loving relationship. The child over whom you exercised near-total control has suddenly become taller than you, louder than you, with an inside knowledge of all your failings - and a sudden urge to point them out. What's more, this newly arrived creature may talk and dress in a way you find alien and tell you nothing - whilst needing ever-greater financial handouts.
Help is at hand. Here is a practical guide to help teenagers, their parents and the rest of the family. Whatever! offers tried-and-tested strategies for every situation which you can put into practice immediately. You will wonder how you ever managed without this cheerfully perceptive book.