‘Will make you more open and alive to the young people you love, and that will make many good things happen.’
Steve Biddulph, Foreword
This is the third and fully revised edition of this bestselling book. Challenges are tackled around self-esteem, pregnancy, behavioural problems, stress, depression, media, genderfluidity, eating disorders, drug and alcohol abuse. Growth needs are explored in relation to family, friends, the media, education, the arts, loyalty and relationships. Parents value this wise, practical guide, as Betty uniquely addresses teenagers’ soul and spiritual needs at a time when the quest for meaning is so vital.
Betty Staley is a long-time Waldorf teacher, international lecturer on child and adolescent development, consultant with schools, and author of eight books. A New Yorker by birth, she has lived in the Sacramento area for over fifty years, earned her M.A. in education from St. Mary’s College of California. She has three adult children and five grandchildren.