How did we ever survive high school? That's what Frank's been wondering since he stumbled on this book while doing an Amazon search for books on honey bees. He never did get back to the search he was doing, but he did find an indispensable read for preparing his daughter for her teens.
Queen Bees and Wanna Bees: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends & Other Realities of Adolescence by Rosland Wiseman
Growing up isn't easy, but this guide takes an in depth look at why it's so tough. While the book is primarily focused on the challenges that face girls in their teens, there are some really helpful sections that dig into the challenges that face boys too. The author helps parents understand their daughter's friendships, outlines successful parenting styles, and provides insightful tips for dealing with difficult issues.
(Three Rivers Press, March 2003)