A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide To Raising Adolescents And Young Adults
Fresh Air’s Terry Gross talks with Dr. Frances Jensen.
“As parents we can start instilling healthy habits in our kids by adopting healthy habits ourselves. This will give us the credibility we need to lead our children in the healthiest ways.”
“In terms of a non-pharmacological means of dealing with attentional-control problems in children, exercise looks as if it could be quite beneficial”
“Strangers made comments like, ‘So why the short hair? Did her sister cut it?’ I can understand people being curious, but the questions point to one thing — if your child deviates from gender norms, be ready to explain why.”
Writer Erika Kleinman explores this topic in her article for Huffington Post Parents.
“Since we grownups have a bucket list of things we must do before we kick the bucket, our kids have a bubble list of things they must do before they leave the bubble of our home and our protection.”
Emily Mendell writes about her “Bubble List” on Huffington Post Parents.
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