Invalidation of Teens May Lead to Self Harm

A recent study has found that the invalidation of teens may lead to self harm, especially if the source of that invalidation or disapproval is a family member or peer. Researchers at Brown University and Butler Hospital examined 99 teens who were hospitalized as a...

Do Parents Need To Rethink Parenting?

During my book tour, following the publishing of Generation iY—Our Last Chance to Save Their Future, I began hearing comments from parents in the audience.  When I would caution adults that we must rethink the way we parent, teach and lead this emerging generation of...

A New Generation of Parents

I believe we not only have a new generation of kids, we also have a new generation of parents.   I have not seen a more engaged batch of parents since I began working with students more than 30 years ago. Today, two of three parents define the “American Dream” as...