November 15, 2020
College & Career, Identity Development, Risky Behaviors, Rules & Limits, Social Media, Success & Motivation
Leah Plunkett, author of Sharenthood, joins Andy for a discussion on the consequences and benefits of our teens’ extensive digital footprint. We leave more data behind us than we think–who is using it and for what purposes?
March 9, 2018
Arguments & Defiance, Risky Behaviors, Rules & Limits, Social Media
Michelle Mitchell, author of Parenting Teenage Girls in the Age of a New Normal, has a wake-up call for parents on this episode. She thinks it is a big problem that parents tend to be out of touch with the latest technology and culture. Parents today need to get a little more street smart.
October 9, 2017
Discipline & Chores, Rules & Limits, Social Media, Stress & Anxiety
Joani Geltman, author of the bestselling book “A Survival Guide to Parenting Teens”, explains how to handle teens who are addicted to their electronic devices. She has found that kids are texting during class, posting on SnapChat while they do their homework, and browsing Instagram until 2 or 3 AM.