Pediatricians Debunk 13 Myths About Teen Parenting
Pediatrician Blair Hammond and developmental psychologist Aliza Pressman debunk 13 myths about teen parenting. They explain that adolescence doesn’t end at 18, why teens tend to take risks, and how bossy parenting can help guide teens in their use of social media and video games. They also cover more sensitive topics of depression, suicide, and eating disorders, highlighting how parenting advice and outside resources can help affected teens.
Hammond is a general pediatrician at Mount Sinai Hospital. She is also the co-founder and director of medical education of the Mount Sinai Parenting Center. You can read more about his work here: https://www.mountsinai.org/profiles/blair-s-hammond
Pressman is a developmental psychologist at Mount Sinai Hospital. She is the co-founder and director of clinical programming for the Mount Sinai Parenting Center, and she also has a podcast called “Raising Good Humans”, where she covers everything related to parenting. You can read more about his work here: https://www.draliza.net/
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
National Eating Disorders Hotline: 1-800-931-2237