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.

Reopen Communication After Teens Shut Down

Dec 13, 2019

Teen giving you the silent treatment? Four strategies to open up the lines of communication.

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Three Ways to Connect with Teens Over the Holidays

Dec 10, 2019

Parents, make the most of the holidays when school is out to really connect with your teen. Three ideas to consider.

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The Positive Side of Peer Pressure

Oct 17, 2019

Learn how peers exert influence and why you should encourage strong friendships.

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Five Tips to Get Teens Talking

Jun 06, 2019

Strategies to encourage open dialog.

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5 Ways to Support Teens With Depression

May 14, 2019

Learn about the signs of depression and how to offer support.

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11 Ways Parents Can Get Involved in Schools

Apr 24, 2019

Strategies for engaging with your teen's school community.

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