May 9, 2020

This Online Conference was designed BY teens, FOR teens, and I am honored to have been asked to participate. Please share this with your middle- or high-schoolers. The topics are all relevant to teen mental health during a pandemic. Hope to see your teens there! Click...

April 22, 2020

Having trouble watching your teen's emotional ups and downs during lockdown?  This piece will help.

April 23, 2019

 Can't wait for this event.  Hope you can join us!!  Click on the link above to register.

August 30, 2018

Sending a huge WOW and THANK YOU to everyone who already registered for this ADOLESSONS event.  I am hosting a screening of the documentary film Angst, about anxiety in our kids and teens, on September 21, 2018 at 10:00am at the Palisades Branch Library.  The event fil...

August 24, 2018

A new Pew Research Center survey of teens and parents found that 72% of teens sometimes or often check their phones first thing in the morning. When they are without their phones, 56% of teens associate the absence with at least one of three emotions: loneliness, being...

April 10, 2018

Love this balanced piece about kids and tech. "Approaching all of our kids’ media experiences with an attitude of fear and guilt that we are letting them interact in these spaces fails to support them. Techno-shaming other parents shuts down dialogue and community. Tho...

February 3, 2018

"She puts so much pressure on herself." Read this thoughtful piece by Rachel Simmons -- there are healthier messages we can be sharing with our teens. "...the very phrasing of the statement — “on herself” — lays blame for distress at the feet of our teens, rather than...

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