Growing Up Screen-Saturated: Teen Mental Health in the 2020s

Never has the adage “I was a teenager once too, you know” been more tone deaf to the experience of being a teenager than it is today. So much has changed in the past decade-plus, in ways that have altered the DNA of how kids communicate with one another, entertain and...
Parents: How Are You Seeing Your Teenager? There’s What They Do and There’s Who They Are

Parents: How Are You Seeing Your Teenager? There’s What They Do and There’s Who They Are

When it comes to selecting indicators of a child’s favorable prospective adjustment to adult life, many Americans educators and parents have opted for the measurable and binary kinds—grades, class rankings, RBIs, how many extracurriculars, uses drugs or doesn’t, in...