Getting To 30: A Parent'S Guide To The 20-Something Years
Getting To 30: A Parent'S Guide To The 20-Something Years
Workman Publishing Company

Getting To 30: A Parent'S Guide To The 20-Something Years

  • Publish Date: 2014-05-06
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Jeffrey Jensen Arnett Ph.D.;Elizabeth Fishel

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This is the book parents have been waiting forMichael Thompson, coauthor of Raising Cain. The book that is helpful, hopeful, and engagingJeanne Brooks-Gunn, Ph.D., Columbia University. It is the book that addresses the new reality for parents of kids in their 20s and the issues that everyone in the media is talking about: When will this new generation of 20-somethings leave home, find love, start a career, settle downgrow up? And it's the book that will soothe your nerves. Its loaded with information about what to expect and guidance on what to do when problems arise (as they probably will). In other words, this is the book parents needGetting to 30, by Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, the world's leading authority on the post-adolescent phase he named emerging adulthood, and Elizabeth Fishel, author of Sisters and other books.

As Getting to 30 shows, the road to adulthood is longer than we thinkand, for parents, bumpier. It explains whats really happening to your 18- to 29-year-old, including the story behind your childs moods. The phenomenon of the boomerang childand why its actually a good thing, for parents and kids. The new landscape of 20-something romance. And it gives all the tools parents need to deal with the challenges, from six ways to listen more than you talk, to knowing when to open (and close) the Bank of Mom and Dad while saving for retirement, to figuring out the protocol for social media.

Published in hardcover as When Will My Grown-Up Kid Grow Up?, Getting to 30 includes the latest research on the optimistic and supportive attitude most parents have regarding their 20-something children.


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