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Transitions: Understanding Your Changing Life, 2nd Edition

Transitions: Understanding Your Changing Life, 2nd Edition
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By: Linda G. Smock

ISBN: 978-1-60525-126-4
Format: Softcover
Copyright: ©2010
Subject: Child Care / Human Dev / Parenting
Grade Level: 8-12
Retail Price: $33.28
School Price: $24.96


Understanding Your Changing Life addresses many of the changes teens will experience as a result of pregnancy and parenting. Part One helps teens adjust to a newly discovered pregnancy and guides them through some of the tough decisions they face. Topics include: telling others, building self-esteem, examining values, setting goals, making decisions, and considering options related to the pregnancy. Part Two describes relationship changes teens can expect if they parent. Topics include: adjusting to parenthood; relationships with family, friends, and the co-parent; partner relationships; sexual decision making; birth control; STIs; communication; and crises in relationships.

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Table of Contents

Part One: Understanding Yourself
  1. Pregnancy: A Life-Changing Event
  2. Improving Your Self-Esteem
  3. Considering Values, Goals, and Decisions
  4. Is Marriage in the Picture?
  5. What Does It Mean to Be a Parent?
  6. An Importand Decision
Part Two: Your Changing Relationships
  7. Adjusting to Life as a Teen Parent
  8. Relationships and Sexual Decision Making
  9. Communicating for Better Relationships
10. Crises in Relationships

About Author(s)

Linda G. Smock - has taught Family Living and Child Development classes for middle school, high school, and college students and has worked with many pregnant students. Currently, Linda serves as principal of Gulf Coast Christian School in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Formerly, she held the position of supervisor of Family and Consumer Sciences and Health Science Education in Pinellas County, Florida. For 20 years, Linda served as facilitator of the Pinellas County Family Life Education Committee, working to help teens and concerned citizens in the community reach a consensus on sexuality education issues.

Linda is active in the community and dedicated to helping youth make important decisions for building solid foundations in their lives. She has served on advisory boards for health-related agencies and on the board of trustees for a private school.

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