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Get Your Teenager Talking Everything You Need to Spark Meaningful Conversations Are you and your favorite teenager having too many conversations like this How was school Fine Soccer practice Same as always Anything interesting happen today Nope Nice talking with you Let s face it

  • Title: Get Your Teenager Talking: Everything You Need to Spark Meaningful Conversations
  • Author: Jonathan McKee
  • ISBN: 9780764211850
  • Page: 482
  • Format: Paperback
  • Get Your Teenager Talking: Everything You Need to Spark Meaningful Conversations By Jonathan McKee, Are you and your favorite teenager having too many conversations like this How was school Fine Soccer practice Same as always Anything interesting happen today Nope Nice talking with you Let s face it Teenagers have a PhD in one word answers if we don t ask the right questions.In this book, veteran youth expert Jonathan McKee shares 180 creative discusAre you and your favorite teenager having too many conversations like this How was school Fine Soccer practice Same as always Anything interesting happen today Nope Nice talking with you Let s face it Teenagers have a PhD in one word answers if we don t ask the right questions.In this book, veteran youth expert Jonathan McKee shares 180 creative discussion starters to help teens open up about issues that matter You ll also find tips for interpreting their responses and follow up questions From light hearted to serious, these conversation springboards will encourage even the most reluctant teen to talk about friends, school, values, struggles, and much The perfect tool for connecting with today s teenagers Dr Kevin Leman, author of Have a New Teenager by Friday Few people understand the teenage world like Jonathan McKee This book is one of the most helpful and practical tools I have ever seen to get teenagers talking with their parents about important topics Jim Burns, PhD, author of Teenology The Art of Raising Great Teenagers and Confident Parenting

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    1. This book wasn t exactly what I was expecting The first six pages explain 5 tips on how to engage your teenager in conversation The rest of the book is examples of questions called spring boards which give you an idea of what to ask and how to respond, in a conversation with your teenager.The information is practical but there isn t a ton of advice or elaboration It is pages of questions such as What is your favorite smell Why What is the best birthday gift you could ever receive What is your fa [...]

    2. Parents looking for ways to engage their teens in meaningful conversation will find a great new resource in youth expert Jonathan McKee s latest book, Get Your Teenager Talking Everything You Need to Spark Meaningful Conversations, published by Bethany House.McKee s goal is to get parents to think proactively about conversations with their kids and questions they can ask to spark those meaningful discussions If we re willing to put a little thought into our questions, we might get a little fro [...]

    3. About the Book Are you and your favorite teenager having too many conversations like this How was school Fine Soccer practice Same as always Anything interesting happen today Nope Nice talking with you Let s face it Teenagers have a PhD in one word answers if we don t ask the right questions.In this book, veteran youth expert Jonathan McKee shares 180 creative discussion starters to help teens open up about issues that matter You ll also find tips for interpreting their responses and follow up [...]

    4. Get Your Teenager Talking by Jonathan McKee is one of the finest examples of a book for parents and teens alike This book is a wonderful tool to guide you on methods and techniques to talk to your or any teen in a world where most don t have the time, energy or ability With this incredible book, a break through will allow you to tackle handling conversations and break down the wall to resistant or monotonous conversation.The most vital message this book yielded for me was be original, be unique [...]

    5. I selected the book Get Your Teenager Talking because as a mom, an English teacher, and ministry worker, I interact with teenagers regularly I believe I will use the book as a resource for both my personal and professional use The book begins with a short preface entitled 5 Tips to Get Your Teenager Talking In this brief article, Jonathan McKee reminds us that Jesus noticed people and asked questions to lead seekers to salvation The main idea presented in the introduction and the foundation of t [...]

    6. With two teen daughters, a class full of 25 high schoolers, and interaction with youth in our ministry, I was excited to find a book on communication What made this one stand out from the myriad others I ve come across is its practicality Before getting into the meat of the book, the author offers five important but simple tips to effective communication with a teenager, based on the premise that they want you to listen to them and are waiting for you appropriate invitations and reactions Withou [...]

    7. How do you get your teenager talking Jonathan McKee has the answers, and he has graciously written them down in black and white The questions you ask teens have been updated from yes or no and single answers to open ended questions, requiring conversation Questions in McKee s book are referred to as Conversation Springboards The springboards consist of a question, follow up questions, insight into the question, and quick additions Let us take a look Springboard 30 Name an accomplishment you are [...]

    8. I was really excited when I saw this book I thought it would make a great read Apparently not for me I know the author has a ton of years of experience with teens, and a couple of books under him, but I just personally thought that he should have went in another direction when it came to this book I thought that it was going to be or less on how to be able to sit down and get your teenager to open up I guess this was his intent But I didn t get this message from reading this book I personally d [...]

    9. Years ago, when my three girls were little, if I imagined them as teens at all, I think I imaged a house full of talking and noise Instead, it s very quiet It s surprising to me how little they talk at all Often, when I bring up a topic, I get silence, or a roll of eyes, or a MOM I kind of regret it, because they re some of my favorite people, and I d like to hear what they have to say.So, I was happy to review Get Your Teenager Talking Everything You Need to Spark Meaningful Conversations After [...]

    10. Get Your Teenager TalkingBy Jonathan McKee I really found this book very useful and practical I loved the first chapter with the five tips to get your teen talking They seemed like easy enough times to implant The rest of the book was great I will use it as a reference for sure The rest of the book is topics of conversation with questions to answer to get the conversation started it even included a thought or scripture from the Bible also.My oldest is only 6 but I felt that I could use a lot of [...]

    11. Just as professionals learn how to talk with clients, depending upon the field they are in, a parent must learn how to talk to their children at any age I feel that open communication is one of the keys to parenting This author explores the way in which to approach the teen on many different levels that will help the child open up There are so many issues today that our teens face that we as adults didn t have to deal with With that being said as I am sure parents know today s teens still need t [...]

    12. When I was offered a chance to read and review this book, I jumped at it Even though my own kids are now grown, our grandchildren are coming into their teenager years My past attempts to draw my kids into meaningful conversation usually sounded like the example above, and I want to do better with the grandkids Jonathan McKee had three teenagers of his own, plus he has twenty years of youth ministry experience He knows whereof he speaks His tips for asking creative questions intrigue me, so I tru [...]

    13. When it comes to our teenagers, conversations can be difficult among other things and stressful I found this book to be insightful and helpful in getting the conversations rolling I used several of the suggestions without my oldest knowing and they worked beautifully I will continue to use this book, especially after his reaction to seeing the title Yeah right That ll never work Sometimes you have to keep the little wins to yourself I received an evaluation copy of this book in exchange for my h [...]

    14. I come to this book as a minister and find it quit insightful and full of practical ideas to help you engage with the teenagers in your life.I received my copy through First Reads.

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