Generation Stress: 13-18 Year Olds


According to an Associated Press/MTV study, school is the number one source of stress for teens. Why? Oh let's see: bullying, intense academic demands, peer pressure, emotional issues, over-scheduled lives. Unfortunately for today's 13 -18 year olds, the reality is that a whopping 85% percent of them report being simply stressed out.


Watch this Today Show clip for some of the important things we can do as parents to help our Generation Stress kids cope. The "whole parenting secret," says one expert on the tape, "is knowing how your child handles stress."

Do you have any tips for reducing teen stress and helping her/him find balance?

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