As parents, sometimes we have to suppress the urge to jump in and problem-solve for our kids. Here's a great piece about the importance of letting teens vent, meeting them with empathy and how to guage whether they actually want our help.
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A new case against Juul Labs was brought by the state of Massachusetts yesterday, further elucidating Juul's predatory behavior in its early days, with ads targeting youth on Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, Seventeen and educational sites for middle and high schoolers.