The Approximate Parent Book Giveaway from Goodreads!

Posted on August 16, 2012 by Michael Simon

From now until September 15, 2012 you have a chance to win a free copy of The Approximate Parent during the Goodreads Book Giveaway. More details in the blog.... 

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Review The Approximate Parent

Posted on July 03, 2012 by Michael Simon

Write your own review of The Approximate Parent on Goodreads, and share your experiences and ideas with other parents! 

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In Families With Teens, What Supports Healthy Outcomes?

Posted on July 01, 2012 by Michael Simon

What Are the Assets of American Families?
So, what did the survey have to tell us about how American families with young teens are faring? About fifty-six percent of the families scored “poor to fair” on the Family Assets Index, with thirty-four percent scoring “good” (thirty-nine percent) and eleven percent scoring “excellent.” Those figures don’t really tell us a story, though. It’s important to look at how the figures are derived to understand why the majority of American families are thought to be “poor to fair” in reaching the hoped-for combination of strengths and assets. 

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Book Giveaway for The Approximate Parent!

Posted on June 27, 2012 by Michael Simon

From June 28 to July 28, 2012 you have a chance to win a free copy of The Approximate Parent during the Goodreads Book Giveaway. More details in the blog....

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Book Launch at Books Inc. in Berkeley

Posted on June 27, 2012 by Michael Simon

Books Inc. in BerkeleyBooks Inc., the west coast's oldest independent bookseller, will host an author event on Thursday, August 2 for the launch of Michael Simon's new parenting title, The Approximate Parent: Discovering the Strategies That Work with Your Teenager. The event, which will include a reading from the work, question and answer period and author book signing, begins at 7:00 pm at the Berkeley store--located at 1760 4th Street in Berkeley. For questions about the event, contact Books Inc. at (510) 525-7777 or visit their online event calendar in July (for August events).

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