What words come to mind when you think of the teen years? Rebellious, risky, or self-centered? Kenneth R. Ginsburg, MD, FAAP, FSAHM, author of Congrats—You're Having a Teenager! Strengthen Your Family and Raise a Good Person, says these are myths and encourages parents to start with positive expectations. Dr. Ginsburg hopes that his book will fill you with excitement about adolescence and empower you with the skills to prepare your child to thrive as an adult. Here are 7 truths and 7 myths Dr. Ginsburg wants parents to know.