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The New Silence Between Parents And Teenagers
Laurie Hollman,Ph.D., psychoanalyst w/kids,teens,adults;author...
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. is a psychoanalyst and author of Unlocking Parental Intelligence: Finding Meaning in Your Child's Behavior
The Value of Figuring It Out
Blogger, Unmapped Country: The Flip Side of Failure
Helicopter Parent, Free Range Parent. These terms are so overused they're as thin as my cotton tee shirts have become. I consider myself on the continuum, somewhere between the extremes of ultra-permissive and overprotective. Somewhere sensible, somewhere kinda in the middle. You know, perfect.
Here's What Happened When I Asked My Students to Call Instead of Text
Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Tufts Universi...
I asked a group of my students to try the Birdwhistell/Goffman experiment a la 2015: for one day, instead of texting the messages they normally would send to their family and friends and classmates, they should call.
From This Momma to All the Idiots Who Are Still Texting and Driving
book author, speaker, blogger, mommy, & a hot mess of imperfec...
I try to set a good example for my kids -- I do, but nothing makes me want to spit and cuss in public more than you idiots who continue to text and drive.
Caught Your Kid Sexting, Now What?
Rachel Busman, PsyD
Clinical psychologist specializing in anxiety and mood disorde...
You want your tone to be open and concerned -- not angry and blaming, or shocked and horrified. And you don't want to start out by slapping on a bunch of restrictions. Social media may not seem important to you, but it can seem like life or death to teenagers.
Can't You Just Text Me?
Dr. Robert M. Myers
President at Toccoa Falls College
If you want to make an impression today, put your phone away when you are at a social function. If someone invites you to dinner, focus on that person, not your phone. If you are invited to someone's home, leave your phone in the car and engage in some conversation.
Get Off Your Phone and Go to the Bathroom By Yourself
Journalism student, The University of Texas at Austin
Why can't we have a device-free drive? Or make a dinner reservation for one? Maybe it's our fear of being alone. Maybe the social dependency distracts us from who we really are. Or lets us mask our emotions.
Teen Texting: The Ruin of Romance
Katie D. Anderson
Author of the young adult novel KISS & MAKE UP and regular con...
Wake up, people. This needless incessant phone-to-phone contact is ruining relationships and not just romantic ones. Bottom line: Our children need a break.
CULTURE & ARTS
Textism: Is Spelling Over?
, Guest Writer
What about today's texting toddlers who grow up thinking that lol is a word? Are we raising a generation of illiterates whose fuzzy spelling is the precursor of fuzzy thinking?
Texting, the New Anti-bullying Technology
Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Tufts Universi...
Texting is a huge part of the American teenagers' lexicon. Some savvy schools are starting to take advantage of this technology and how frequently teens use it.
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Study Finds Joining Your Teens On Facebook, Twitter Improves Relationship
I am unconvinced of the value of parent-teen bonding versus the potential harm of a misstep by a kid on social media. Learning
Should States Ban Adolescent Driving?
With 40% of teen deaths attributable to car accidents, driving may be the greatest public health threat facing U.S. adolescents. Is a teen driving ban a good solution? Associate Professor of Law Vivian Hamilton and high school junior Matthew Maron join Mke to discuss.
Text-Free Driving Advocate Wants To Help Teens Drive Safely
Robert Edgin, owner of Texting Thumb Bands, joins Mike to talk about what inspired him to take action in terms of helping teens drive more safely.
The Dangers of Texting While Driving
17-year-old high school senior in New York
As you respond to that text from your friend, you look intermittently at the road, then back down at your phone. No worries. You're a good driver and a great multi-tasker. You've done it plenty of times before. What can go wrong?
Sleep Texting Is On The Rise, Experts Suggest
At the time, Dr. Markus Schmidt, a sleep researcher from Ohio told a local news outlet that the culprit could be sleep deprivation
Teen Sends Mind-Blowing Number Of Text Messages, Dad Shares Photo With The Internet
Reddit user, KidQuantum, uploaded a photo of his daughter's cellphone activity for a 28-day span. The number of texts she
Not Loving Like
Princeton Ph.d, former senior foreign service diplomat
"Like" is not only America's number one verb, it's, like, its most humongous verbal tic in our, like, most, like, likeable land.
Teachers Texting Students: Should Schools Ban Or Encourage?
"It was the most obvious way to reach young people," said Pollock, now at the University of California, San Diego. "They
Will Texting Make the Phone Obsolete?
I'm not talking about smartphones -- they're really not phones, but pocket-sized personal computers with an optional voice function -- but I do wonder whether the idea of using any type of device to actually talk is likely to fade away or at least diminish?
Teen Texting: New Report Shows They Send 60 Texts A Day
Teens might appear addicted to Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr or Skype, but according to a new report by the Pew Internet & American
Teens Text 7 Times An Hour, Survey Shows
Of course, there's one phone function that teens aren't utilizing at high rates, and that's the whole "dial a number and
A Hopeful Sign for Humanity Found at the Supermarket
Dr. Gregory Jantz
Mental Health Expert and Founder of The Center • A Place of HOPE
I hesitate to live in a world where those coming up behind me know only one definition of the word character. Yes, it does mean a symbol on a computer keyboard, but that word means so much more when applied to people.
The Devil You Know: Embracing Your Teen's Screens
John Duffy, Psy.D.
I encourage parents to set up makeshift tutorials, in which their teenager teaches them about the technology they use. Teenagers like to be experts, and I've found that they are very good teachers.
Texting While Driving: Just DON'T Do It (You Too Mom!)
I was alone in my car one day and reached for my phone to fire off a quick message. I looked up and had to swerve to stay in my lane. Wow. I got lucky this time, but what if...?
Teens Send 3,339 Texts A Month, Study Finds
This isn't exactly a news flash, but today's teenagers send a lot of text messages. According to a new report from Nielsen
Text Messages Catalysts For Dating Violence
Texting has made it easy for people to instantly contact each other, and, for teenagers especially, has become the primary
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