07-Life in the Middle Years | 5 Part Video Series on DVD
Life in the Middle Years (Eight to Twelve-Years)
Life in the Middle Years provides clear parenting strategies to meet the changing needs of the eight to twelve-year-old living in the Digital Age with informational technologies. The middle-years are marked by a series of growth transitions when children begin the process of moving away from childhood structures and move toward those all-important adolescent years. Relationships with peers will begin to change. What the “group” thinks becomes important and members of the opposite gender will take on new interest. Rightly meeting the small challenges of the middle years will significantly reduce the likelihood of big challenges in the teen years.
This updated edition includes practical strategies for meeting the challenges that come with informational technologies and all those electronic gadgets. Also including is a comprehensive presentation relating to speaking to a middle-years son or daughter about his or her changing body. Knowing how and when to communicate sexual knowledge, without providing too much information or too little, is more critical now than any other time of our society’s history. Parents will find this section a welcome friend, when the time comes, to have the “Talk” with their son or daughter.