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.

7 Ways to Support Teen Brain Growth

Jan 14, 2021

Teens are super-learners. Their brains are taking in massive amounts of information a rapid pace matched only during the first three years of life.

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How to Talk to Teens About Civic Engagement After the Capitol Hill Riot

Jan 11, 2021

Strategies to process the riots and talk about the importance of civic engagement with teens.

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Best Advice You Got as a Teen

Dec 07, 2020

A father shares some of the best wisdom he got as a teen.

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Make Holiday Memories With Your Teen (Even During the Pandemic!)

Nov 17, 2020

Four ways to connect as a family during the holiday season.

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Nurturing Grit and Character in Teens

Nov 17, 2020

Dr. Angela Duckworth, best-selling author of "Grit," explains that parents can nurture grit along with other character strengths in teens.

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Gratitude, Curiosity, and Building Character in Teens

Nov 17, 2020

Dr. Angela Duckworth discusses the three areas of character development and tips for how parents can nurture them in teens.

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