What makes Christina different? Where is her passion coming from?
Let's face it - parenting a teenager is difficult.
Arguments and disrespect became unacceptable to Christina. Refusing to continue "business as usual" she set out to learn how to deal constructively with this age group.For the subsequent eight years, Christina began talking not only to her teenage daughter, but also to her daughter's friends as well as their parents. Word spread, and she eventually became a sought-after mediator between parents and their teens.
She methodically refined her findings and results, and applied these strategies as her youngest daughter went through her teenage years. Christina's techniques and extra effort paid excellent dividends in the form of a healthier, more supportive relationship with her youngest daughter.
"My daughter enjoyed her freedom, and still respected the rules and boundaries I set," Christina says. "I was at her side when she turned from a girl to a young lady, enjoying and experiencing changes and accomplishments - and so can you!"
Christina's proven strategies, comprised of more than 14 years of working with parents and their teenagers, are outlined in her book Help Me With My Teenager! A Step-by-Step Guide For Parents That Works.
She has helped hundreds of parents who are struggling with the same issues she did, in person as well as through her book. Christina has appeared in podcasts and has been featured in many newspapers and magazines.
Christina Botto was born in Vienna, Austria. At age 25, Christina moved with her mother and sister to the United States. She got married and had two daughters. Her husband passed away in 1987, leaving Christina with two girls, ages one and eight, to raise on her own.
Christina earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Hotel and Business Management College in Vienna, Austria. She is a member of The National Writers Association and the National Parent Teacher Association.
Christina Botto, author of Help Me With My Teenager! A Step-by-Step Guide for Parents that Works writes with a clear purpose â to help parents.
Her book is filled with strategies and useful âreal worldâ advice that you can put to use today. By knowing what moves and motivates your teen, you will end your frustration and start to build a mutually supportive and respectful relationship with your teenager - and still be in charge.
Christina Botto understands how difficult the teen years can be. She explains in her book that often your teenager may feel as if you donât really care about what they are doing.
Botto takes this assumption and shows the reader how to build a trusting, loving relationship between you and your teenage child. Her guide will show you how to reassure your teenager that they are loved and that you care about what they are interested in.
Christina Botto's new resource, Fitting the Pieces is an essential series of downloadable e-books dedicated to helping you understand your teen as you both cope with specific, important issues.
Uniquely, this series contains actual input from todayâs teenagers. Each new installment is about a different topic and will give parents effective strategies in dealing with a particular issue.
For more information about Christina Botto, her book Help Me With My Teenager! A Step-by-Step Guide for Parents that Works, or her new e-books Fitting The Pieces, visit her web site.
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