One moment your daughter is fun-loving and energetica pleasure to be around. The next she's sulking in silence, or worse, screaming and slamming the door. Congratulations, you're the mother of a teenage girl.Your daughter is on an emotional roller coaster. Responding in kind just adds fuel to the fire and erodes your relationship. Teens need a stable anchora mom who calmly de-escalates scenes and parents intentionally, even when her child is pushing away.Written by a popular family therapist, Dial Down the Drama reveals how to reclaim your center and reconnect with your teen. It helps you:Regain perspectiveBreak the cycle of conflictTune in to your daughter without drowning in her dramaFoster spontaneous conversationsUnderstand the developing adolescent brain and how it influences behaviorAppreciate her for who she is nowa wonderful, work in progressReplace worrying and overreacting with effective communication and actionForge a healthy and lasting bond togetherMoodiness, anger, and defiance can stress the best of us. This empowering guide gives you the tools you need to defuse the dramaand dial up the joy.
Dial Down the Drama
Reducing Conflict and Reconnecting with Your Teenage Daughter--A Guide for Mothers Everywhere