Vaping and teens is the topic on every school principal’s mind right now. Paul Dillon tells me that we have not seen this kind of drug related issue come back on school grounds since the early 80s.
Raising Teens Podcast
Welcome to the ‘Raising Teens’ Podcast page!
Here you will find links to the latest episodes.
The ‘Raising Teens’ podcast can be found anywhere you like to listen to your favourite podcasts.
Further down the page you will find links to some of the articles that go a little deeper into topics on the podcast.
Listen on Apple podcasts here:
Or listen on Spotify here:
Do you love a teen? Do you work with teens? Do you have a question for me?
Go to the contact page and send me your question. You might find it appear in the next season’s podcast.
Gen Z are more likely to seek purpose and look outside of themselves. They care about the people around them and want to make a difference in the environment.
For many of us, the importance of touch is well known intrinsically. We often recognise it most when it is missing. Like during a pandemic?
The Parenting Question this week is from Judy, on Sleep Deprivation: “How much sleep do our teens need?”
It has been said that we have a chronically sleep deprived generation. Studies on tech use and teens are complex, and, “Causal research in this space is rare because it is difficult to establish directionality and cause and effect, but one direct consequence of increasing time spent on digital media and technologies is declining quantity, and often also quality, of sleep.” (The Gonski report, 2021).
So how do we best support our teens?
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Many family and cultural traditions communicate to young people that they belong to something bigger than themselves.
I’d like to introduce you to my new podcast, ‘Raising Teens’. I am really excited to add something for those who prefer listening to reading. Or perhaps you like to do both?
I will be uploading a new episode each week, along with a related article.
Season 1 – Episode 1 is about Teens and Sleep.