Dr. John Duffy, author of Parenting the New Teen in the Age of Anxiety, was recently interviewed by Anna Davalantes of WGN Radio 720 on how the holidays and the pandemic affect our mental health.
parenting the new teen in the age of anxiety
A Complete Guide to Your Child’s Stressed, Depressed, Expanded, Amazing Adolescence
Learn about the “New Teen” and how to adjust your parenting approach. Kids are growing up with nearly unlimited access to social media and the internet, and unprecedented academic, social, and familial stressors. Starting as early as eight years old, children are exposed to information, thought, and emotion that they are developmentally unprepared to process. As a result, saving the typical “teen parenting” strategies for thirteen-year-olds is now years too late.