Talking to Your Teen About Stress

Talking to Your Teen About Stress

Recent surveys estimate that some 30% of teens report overwhelming feelings of stress. Unfortunately, many parents don’t respond to their teens’ actual needs; instead, parents tend to draw on their own adolescent experiences as an example of how their kids can persevere -- trying to solve the problem -- instead of focusing on helping teens develop their own problem-solving skills.

Check out this article from NPR and let us know how you personally go about talking to your teen(s) about stress and whether or not, in light of this debate, you think it’s effective.

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