Changing How We See Teens

There are too many undermining stereotypes that hurt teens, disempower parents, and harm family connections. Learn to see and expect the best so teens can rise to their best selves.

Appreciate Teen Growth: Be Pro-Development

Apr 04, 2023

Being pro-development means appreciating all stages of adolescent growth.


Do You Have an Irrational Fear of Teens?

Mar 10, 2022

An irrational fear of teens (or ephebiphobia) can lead us to “othering” our teens and hurt them at times when they need us the most.


How Stereotypes of Teens Harm Families

Jan 10, 2022

Not buying into stereotypes can lead to healthier relationships between parents and teens.


Self-Interested Isn’t the Same as Selfish

Oct 16, 2020

Concerned your teen is self-absorbed? This will change your mind.


Parents Are Asking: Do I Still Matter?

May 01, 2020

Spoiler alert: Yes! More than ever!


The Promise of Adolescence

Oct 02, 2019

The latest findings from "The Promise of Adolescence: Realizing Opportunities for All Youth" report by the National Academies of Medicine.


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