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What can parents do to ease the mounting pressure facing high schoolers?
Oct 19, 2023

What can parents do to ease the mounting pressure facing high schoolers?

With AP and IB classes, extracurriculars and test prep, the bar for success seems to keep getting higher for teens. And it's taking a toll.

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How parents can help their children achieve without being overbearing

Oct 19, 2023
The author of a new book explains why value is a key to helping teenagers thrive in high school and beyond.
"Parents feel really tasked with getting their kids into a 'good school,' so that that could act as a kind of life vest in a sea of economic uncertainty," said author Jennifer Breheny Wallace.
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Enough Worriers

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Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Dylan Miettinen Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nick Esposito Media Producer
Nic Perez Director/Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Naomi Rainey Producer, BBC
Lis Mahy Producer, BBC