Parenting even the healthiest adolescent can sometimes feel like a very long roller coaster ride. Adolescence is a huge transition for each and every member of the family. After 18 years of sacrifice and devotion, you find yourself on the cusp of a major letting go process with little or no preparation. This handbook offers readers a deeper understanding of the goals in the separation and individuation process. You will gain insight into the stages of healthy adolescent development and gain knowledge through our series of examples and practical exercises. Important adolescent brain research data is explored and discussed. In This Handbook, You'll Learn: What the heck is going on in their heads? Whose money is it, anyway? How to help them resolve the inevitable interpersonal conflicts. Why grades are never the parent's responsibility. Proven tips for staying out of their drama sandbox.