Middle School Parenting

Middle School Parenting

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 248 , Segment 3

Episode: Nancy Reagan, Disability Voting, Middle School Parenting

  • Mar 8, 2016 10:10 pm
  • 18:11 mins

Guest: Suniya Luthar, PhD, Foundation Professor of Psychology at Arizona State University and Professor Emerita at Columbia University’s Teachers College  You’d think toddlers or infants would be the toughest to parent. They cry, they scream, and the little ones won’t let you sleep through the night. However, recent research shows it’s middle schoolers, with their dismissive attitudes and rebellious tendencies, who wreak the most havoc on a parent’s well-being. We all remember how lonely and awkward those years were for us. But was it even worse for our moms?

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