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Tweens

What to Expect From - and How to Survive - Your Child's Pre-Teen Years

This ground-breaking book provides an examination of the new phenomenon of "tweens": children who maturing earlier, both physically and psychologically, and who are becoming increasingly sophisticated in the way they dress and act. Gently guiding parents to an understanding of the differences between twen and teen behaviour, author Andrea Clifford-Poston demonstrates how the issues parents face in their children's adolescence have roots in the tween years. Packed with case studies from the author's own extensive experience, this book provides clear accounts of child development theories, guidance on management, and much more.

Author Andrea Clifford-Poston is registered as an Educational Therapist with the UKCP and has over 30 years' experience of working with children and their parents. She is a regular guest expert on The Times 'Parent Forum' and contributes regularly to journals such as Nursery World. Her last book The Secrets of Successful Parenting is now in its second edition and has been translated across the world.

"An invaluable insight into the world of the pre-adolescent."

– The Times

"Her understanding and sympathetic approach to both parent and child will make this book essential reading for any family with a tween."

– Nursery World

"Balanced and wise … if you are the parent of a tween, this book is a must."

– Parentbytes Australia