Presented with Parentmap. Raising a happy and successful teenager is a challenge for any parent, even the most patient and wisest among us. Since parenting adolescents requires all sorts of skills that most of us don't naturally possess, we're glad to welcome Seattle-based clinical psychologist Laura S. Kastner, whose book Wise-Minded Parenting: 7 Essentials for Raising Successful Tweens + Teens (Parentmap) provides suggestions, support and advice. In down-to-earth, practical guide, you'll learn how to tap into your "wise mind" to calmly navigate even the stormiest of parenting moments. You'll learn how to preserve your loving relationship while encouraging progress towards 7 essentials for happy, healthy, successful tweens and teens. Laura Kastner's previous books include The Launching Years and Getting to Calm. More information about Laura Kastner and about Parentmap at www.Parentmap.org.