In Growing Up Too Fast, Dr. Sylvia Rimm reveals the startling results of her research with over 5,400 middle school kids. Dr. Rimm shows parents exactly what they can do to help their kids with these modern pressures.
instant messaging, cell phones, and email, today's middle
schoolers hide their real lives from their parents. To find
out what these youngsters are really up to, Dr. Sylvia Rimm,
author of the New York Times bestseller See Jane Win, conducted
a survey of over 5,400 middle school kids and talked with
over 300 students in focus groups.
While parents remember high school as the time they encountered sex, drugs, body image issures, and other "teenage" problems, today's kids face these pressures in middle school.
In fact, some are confronting "teen" issues by age
9. A 7th-grader told Dr. Rimm about "a friend who
brags that she can chug a Bloody Mary in less than 10 seconds."
host of NBC's Today show, has called Dr. Sylvia Rimm "a welcome voice
of calm and reason-someone who offers practical advice, with
almost immediate results." Growing Up Too Fast will show
parents how to lead today's new breed of adolescents to a
bright and promising future.