A Teen's Perspective On Our World

At raisingboysandgirls.com, we love kids.  Obviously.  We also love to feature kids’ voices.  When we speak at parenting events, we always remind parents that it’s not so much that we’re experts.  It’s just that we sit with kids, day in and day out, and learn from them.

These wise words are written by a high school friend of ours, and one who has struggled herself.  They’re from a school project written in response to a piece in the New York Times.  Her words serve as a reminder…of how the culture has changed for kids today and what they want from their parents.  Talk to your kids.  Use feelings words—around the house and around the dinner table...

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