Should Parents Rescue their Stressed Teenagers?

Should Parents Rescue their Stressed Teenagers?

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

Trump's Immigration Plan, Starving Polar Bears, Cryonic Body Preservation

Episode: Trump's Immigration Plan, Starving Polar Bears, Cryonic Body Preservation

  • Feb 2, 2018
  • 14:42 mins

Guest: Denise Pope, PhD, Senior Lecturer at the Stanford University Graduate School of Education, Co-Founder of Challenge Success Teenagers in America today are getting less sleep than they were 20 years ago: Most of them report getting less than 7 hours when doctors say the teenaged body and brain need 9 hours a night to thrive. But how can they get that and still manage dance practice, swim team, honors classes, music lessons and time with friends? What’s the parents’ role in all of this and should a parent at some point step in to scale back or restore balance in a teen’s busy life?

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