Q&A Series

In this far-reaching Q&A series, we feature prominent parenting authors and youth development experts. Exploring topics ranging from parental happiness to becoming a more patient parent, these interviews offer actionable tips you can implement into daily life.

Parents can help teens avoid addiction. Here’s how.

Apr 07, 2021

Using drugs and alcohol is not a teenage rite of passage. Jessica Lahey, author of the new book "The Addiction Inoculation", offers strategies to keep your adolescent safe.

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How Latinx Parents Can Draw From Family Values to Help Teens Navigate Stress

Mar 31, 2021

Dr. Gabriela Livas Stein talks about the importance of preparing youth for discrimination, and the strengths and unique stressors faced by Latinx youth.

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How to Have Honest Conversations with Teens about Racial Injustices

Mar 25, 2021

Dr. Riana Elyse Anderson shares how to talk about the social injustice events of the past year with teens.

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Secrets to Job and Internship Success

Mar 10, 2021

Want to support your teens and young adults to land a job or internship? Jeff Chapski, author of "Career-ology" and founder of Career Ready Coaching, suggests ways to help them attain their goals.

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How Parents Can Support Teens of Color in School

Feb 26, 2021

A conversation about creating educational opportunities for students of color with Dr. Latisha Ross, research associate at Youth-Nex: The University of Virginia Center to Promote Effective Youth Development.

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Teens Are Stressed. Mindfulness Can Help.

Jan 20, 2021

Pediatrician Dr. Dzung Vo discusses how mindfulness can boost your teen’s health and offers strategies for getting reluctant teens to give it a try.

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