Parenting Your Teen Without Losing Your Cool

Parenting Your Teen Without Losing Your Cool: A survival guide to get you through the teen years, alive.

The years are short, but the days are long . . . or so the saying goes, right?

Wrong. Sometimes they are blooper reels that play over and over again.
Mood swings, hormones, angst . . . such is life with the alien, ahem, teen living in your home. Just when you think you’ve got them figured out, they slam their bedroom door in your face.

Parenting Your Teens Without Losing Your Cool is a heartfelt, sassy, and honest account of one mother’s experience parenting three teens into stable, happy, thriving adults. Shantelle Bisson gives it to you straight: Raising a teen is a tough job, not a Pinterest-worthy one, so stop martyring yourself in hopes of #trending with the who’s who.

Speaking frankly about the stuff that keeps parents up at night, Shantelle provides practical, no-nonsense advice for raising good and kind citizens of the world, all while staying sane and keeping your cool.

Harried mother of three Shantelle Bisson guides you through raising a family, all while keeping your cool!

Let’s face it — raising children can take a wrecking ball to your ambitions, your finances, your relationships, even your health. But, as mother of three Shantelle Bisson will tell you, it doesn’t have to be that way. In Raising Your Kids Without Losing Your Cool, Shantelle sets out how to get ready for baby‘s arrival, helps you through the big push, lays it all out on breastfeeding, and makes sure you don‘t forget to KEEP HAVING SEX. Plus, she‘ll help you navigate the perils of helicopter parenting, children on social media, and even gender-reveal parties, and answer the burning question: Is that really cool?

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"I’ve known Shantelle for 25 years and she walks the walk and writes the truth. I have seen the fruit of her parenting. Three great daughters. She is an amazing mom and has put all her knowledge into this book. If you have kids or are planning on it, get this. Now."

Rick SpringfieldMusician and Actor

"It’s hard to write a book that matters, and even harder to bare your soul in it, but Shantelle has done just that — she holds nothing back and is honest, engaging, funny, and insightful."

Arlene DickinsonCEO of Venture Communications