Technology is transforming the way girls think of themselves, learn, develop social skills, and communicate with the people around them. In ANYTHING BUT MY PHONE, MOM! Raising Emotionally Resilient Daughters in the Digital Age, psychologist Dr. Roni Cohen-Sandler shows mothers how to handle the modern challenges of parenting teenage girls, drawing upon dozens of interviews with teenagers and their mothers and her decades of clinical experience. With clear advice, she provides insights, strategies, and tools for how you can better understand your daughter and help her with whatever she's going through. You can read an excerpt on “Why Your Teen Is Glued to Her Screens,” which appeared in Psychology Today here.
While empathizing with mothers’ experiences, ANYTHING BUT MY PHONE, MOM! debunks many common myths and assumptions and offers evidence-based, practical parenting strategies.
Dr. Roni Cohen-Sandler addresses the following:
· Strengthening the mother-daughter relationship
· The importance of mothering the daughter you have
· How technology is affecting teens’ hearts and minds
· What neuroscience tells us about girls’ development, academic achievement, relationships, sense of self and, especially, emotional well-being
· Parenting after divorce
· Fostering healthy friendships, dealing with dating—and much more
ANYTHING BUT MY PHONE, MOM! will help you to nurture your relationship with your teen while raising her to become an authentic, confident, and successful young woman.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Roni Cohen-Sandler, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist, author, and speaker with decades of experience assessing and treating adolescents and adults, specializing in the issues of women and teenage girls, mother-daughter relationships, parent guidance, and psychoeducational assessments. She has appeared as an expert on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Today, CBS, Good Morning America, and PBS, among many others, and has been featured in print in many major outlets including The New York Times, Newsweek, Marie Claire, and Teen Vogue. Along with her husband, she divides her time between Connecticut and Los Angeles.