Don’t Take It Personally advocates for both parents and teenagers with an engaging style that is smart and hopeful. This book explains why teens act the way they do and why parents have yet to figure out how to reach their teenage kids. Don’t Take It Personally will help you create what is most important – a positive relationship with your teenage child. John Davis’ formula is simple: look inside, understand your values about everything and always keep faith in your teen and yourself.
“This book made me laugh out loud. It made me cry. It made me think. More than anything else, this book made me hopeful; that is, filled with hope for my relationship with my teenager, as well as for the future of parents and adolescents alike.”Christopher Kranz, High School Counselor ”
John Davis takes his understanding of adolescent development and maps it onto some of the most common and troubling parenting dilemmas. The result is a humorous, comprehensive, and very practical guide to parenting a teen.” Michael R. Freedman, Ph.D., Univ. of Colorado Health Sciences Center