The uniquely packaged Hot Buttons Series is an accessible, quick-reference resource that parents can use to equip their children to make the right decisions, even in the face of peer pressure and outside influences. More than just another how-to manual, Hot Button Internet edition offers practical real-life situations that parents can read and discuss with their preteens. Topics discussed include: internet activity, file sharing, social networking, and internet predators. Author, mom, and broadcaster, Nicole O'Dell provides short scenarios followed by three or four responses that a teen might choose in that particular situation. Parents are then encouraged to help their children explore the issue, ask questions, and discuss the options, so when a similar situation comes up in real life, the teens are already prepared to respond.
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Nicole O'Dell, author of 24 traditionally-published books since 2007, founder of Choose NOW Ministries, a nonprofit organization, writes and speaks to parents on preparing teens for life's tough choices. O'Dell is a finalist for the ACFW's Editor of the Year Award (winner TBA in September, 2014). She is the author of YA fiction, including the popular Scenarios for Girls series and the Diamond Estates Series, and non-fiction for teens including Girl Talk, 2/1/12, based ...