“If you’re the parent of a 10- to 15-year-old, pick up a copy of Grounded for Life?! Stop Blowing Your Fuse and Start Communicating with Your Teenager. You won’t put it down. Focusing on parents’ behavior rather than kids’, author Louise Felton Tracy suggests ways that let you give in to teens’ growing need for independence without giving up your authority.
—Parent’s Choice, 1994 Awards Magazine
“This book should be required reading for parents of children entering the ‘tween’ years and middle school!”
“This is the MUST read book. The author really knows what you are going through. . .the best teenager parenting book I’ve read so far.”
“Keeps you focused on the tough transitions teens are making, on how experiencing cause and effect teaches them responsibility, and on why your attitude is their touchstone for adulthood.”
The U.S. Department of Education includes Grounded for Life on its “Helping Your Child through Early Adolescence” resources list
Useful for 10–18 years