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Raising Global Teens

Book Cover: Raising Global Teens
ISBN: 9781999880842
ISBN: 9781999880859

A Practical Handbook for Parenting in the 21st Century

Anisha Abraham

Globalization has given many of us unparalleled opportunities to work, travel, fall in love, and raise kids all over the world. But it has made being a teen more complicated than ever. Imagine having to discover your identity and place in the world when you keep having to move communities, your parents are from different backgrounds, you’re exposed to multiple cultures daily or faced with challenges such as global warming and pandemics. How can we help these teens be happy, healthy, and resilient?

Raising Global Teens explores the hot topics adolescents experience today: identity, social media, body image, traumatic events, puberty, drugs and stress all in the context of our modern, mobile world. In this easy-to-read handbook, Dr. Anisha combines real-world examples with practical solutions, drawing on the latest research, her own experience and that of the many cross-cultural teens she has worked with over the last 25 years. Raising Global Teens enables busy families, health providers, and educators apply powerful tools to help today’s adolescents thrive.


Reviews:Ruth E Van Reken, Hon DLitt Co-author, Third Culture Kids, 3rd ed. wrote:

I highly, highly recommend this book to not only parents, but to all educators, social service professionals, medically related personnel, and anyone else who loves and works with this population. You will be glad you took the time to read it, I promise you!

Dr. Ken Ginsburg, Author of Building Resilience in Children and Teens, and Raising Kids to Thrive wrote:

This masterful work will enable you to build the resilience in your children that will prepare them to thrive in both good and challenging times.

Rosalind Wiseman, Co-founder of Cultures of Dignity and author of Queen Bees and Wannabes wrote:

Raising Global Teens has the essential information any parent needs who is raising children in today’s increasingly complex international world.

Geeta Rao Gupta, Executive Director, 3D Program for Girls and Women, Former Deputy Executive Director, UNICEF wrote:

Dr. Abraham has compiled valuable insights into an easy-to-read guide based on the wisdom she has gained from her professional training and personal cross-cultural experiences.

Dr. Cara Natterson Author of Decoding Boys and The Care and Keeping of You series wrote:

Raising Global Teens will enlighten all parents, regardless of their geography.