Book Giveaway: Do I Get My Allowance Before or After I’m Grounded!

Hi Readers,

I am so excited to announce that we are giving away a free copy of my new book: Do I Get My Allowance Before or After I’m Grounded!


My teens and I worked super hard putting the book together and in it you will hear advice and anecdotes that are VERY different from your average parenting book. The book releases August 30, 2011 and if you would like a free copy please email our manager: your name, address and why you would love a copy of the book.

Here is some more info on the book:

Every parent fears “losing” their child. But in this revolutionary book, youthologist Vanessa Van Petten translates what parents want to say into what teens want to hear.

At 16,VanessaVan Petten started her award-winning website,, in reaction to sudden friction with her parents. Today,Vanessa and more than one hundred teen contributors help thousands of parents build and maintain healthy, strong, mutually fulfilling relationships with their teenage children—by providing prescriptive advice straight from the source.

From classic fights like dating and chores to twenty-first century issues such as sexting and cyberbullying, this comprehensive book provides step-by-step guidance on every worry, including:

• Lying

• Social Networking

• School

• Peer Pressure

• Sex

• Drugs

It’s never too late to reconnect.VanessaVan Petten helps you learn what’s really going on in your child’s life, and most importantly—understand when to put your foot down and when to let go. This book is helpful for parents with kids ages 7 to 25–the advice is timeless and can help in all parent child relationships. For more info click here!




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