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.

3 Balanced Parenting Resolutions to Make in the New Year

Jan 06, 2022

Commit to a balanced parenting style this year with these three easy resolutions.

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How to Get to Sleep and Find Your Calm

Dec 08, 2021

Learn the deep breathing technique that will set you up for a good night's sleep.

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Teen Milestone: Communicating Emotions

Oct 12, 2021

Be there to provide comfort with a smile and a hug, or a shoulder to cry on when your teen communicates their emotions.

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Category: Milestones

Teen Milestone: Delaying an Immediate Want

Oct 12, 2021

Delaying an immediate want will help your teen learn that planning and thought now leads to better results later.

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Category: Milestones

Teen Milestone: Asking for Privacy to Think

Oct 12, 2021

Asking for privacy is a healthy step towards independence, and helps in raising trusting, and trustworthy, teens.

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Category: Milestones

Teen Milestone: Getting a Job or Internship

Oct 12, 2021

Parents can help teens succeed at their first job by encouraging them to be self-aware and understand ways they interact with others.

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Category: Milestones