Eden Pontz

Eden Pontz is Executive Producer and Director of Digital Content for CPTC. She oversees digital media content development and production for Parentandteen.com. She also writes, copyedits, and produces articles, podcasts, and videos for the site. Her pieces cover a range of topics including teen development, peer pressure, and mentoring. Eden brings years of experience as a former Executive Producer of Newsgathering at CNN, as well as a field producer, writer, and reporter for CNN and other news organizations.

How Parents Can Combat Achievement Culture

Aug 31, 2023

A Q&A with journalist Jennifer Breheny Wallace on how "achievement culture" affects teens and what parents can do about it.

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Category: Q&A Series

Build Tweens’ Resilience by Tapping Into Their “Superpowers”

Aug 03, 2023

A Q&A with Phyllis Fagell, LCPC, about resilience, what middle schoolers and superheroes have in common, and more.

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Category: Q&A Series

5 Ways Parents Can Impact Student Success in School

Jul 23, 2023

Tips to support your child's academic success.

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9 Ways to Regain Parents’ Trust

Jul 20, 2023

Here are nine ways to begin the process of regaining your parents’ trust.

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How Peer Pressure Can be a Positive Force in Your Teens’ Lives

Jun 01, 2023

Most young people will experience some type of peer pressure during adolescence. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing.

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