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TIME Asks Teens The Same Questions Their 1965 Counterparts Answered -- Here's What Hasn't Changed

TIME Asks Teens The Same Questions Their 1965 Counterparts Answered -- Here's What Hasn't Changed

Taylor Pittman  01.29.2015
Fifty years ago, TIME magazine released its cover story where they profiled a group of teens, asking them questions on everything from...
Vine Fame and Preferred Pronouns

Vine Fame and Preferred Pronouns

01.29.2015
Most of us who are over 20 grew up with strict rules, with ideas about the "right" way to be a man or woman. Kids don't see it this way!...
What Losing My Wedding Ring Made Me Realize About My Daughter

What Losing My Wedding Ring Made Me Realize About My Daughter

01.29.2015
When she's tested, when she's standing face-to-face with fear, these are the things I'd like to tell my girl to not only hold on to, but...
What Would Steve Jobs Do?

What Would Steve Jobs Do?

01.28.2015
If we're frustrated with not getting our kids' full attention -- much less eye contact from them -- we need to own up to what we're modeling...

A Reading Buddy

01.28.2015
When you are a child, reading alone can be lonely. If you don't know the meaning of a word, there's no one to ask, and if you stumble on...
I Hate You, Don't Leave Me (Conversations With My 12-year-old Daughter)

I Hate You, Don't Leave Me (Conversations With My 12-year-old Daughter)

01.27.2015
I awoke one morning and my logical, agreeable daughter had been replaced by one who was rude. And angry. For no apparent reason.
Is My Isolating Teen Destined for Addiction?

Is My Isolating Teen Destined for Addiction?

01.27.2015
The important thing is to gently steer him out of isolation and into activities that connect him with others, in ways that feel safe and...
A Bully? My Kid? Impossible!

A Bully? My Kid? Impossible!

01.26.2015
This is about understanding your child. Be compassionately curious about his friendships and he's likely to open up.
A Birthday Message to My 14-Year-Old Daughter

A Birthday Message to My 14-Year-Old Daughter

01.23.2015
I love the fact that I still get to catch glimpses of you as a little girl when you get excited over things. Sometimes I'm jealous of the...
Open-Ended, Mouth Shut

Open-Ended, Mouth Shut

01.23.2015
As you can see, the key is to continue asking questions with increasing levels of specificity. Under no circumstances should you allow...
The Dangers of Texting While Driving

The Dangers of Texting While Driving

01.23.2015
"It is common sense," one may exclaim in exasperation, "that reading and texting while driving is dangerous. Isn't the warning superfluous?"...
The Passion Myth: Why Teens Struggle to Find Their Purpose in Life

The Passion Myth: Why Teens Struggle to Find Their Purpose in Life

01.20.2015
It seems you can't look, listen, or feel for sixty seconds without seeing, hearing, or bumping into the word. It's always and it's everywhere,...
How a Stranger's Parenting Story Made Me Realize How Life Perspectives Can Change

How a Stranger's Parenting Story Made Me Realize How Life Perspectives Can Change

01.20.2015
It's been said that those who know the deepest sadness wear the brightest smiles or that the most compassionate are those who have experienced...
How To Avoid Having Your College Acceptance Rescinded

How To Avoid Having Your College Acceptance Rescinded

01.20.2015
“Dear Pre-collegiette, Congratulations! On behalf of Awesome University…” Phew! You can breathe a sigh of relief, because you’re...