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Science of Parenting: Teens and Jobs

September 7, 2016, 9:05 am | Lori Korthals, Barbara Dunn Swanson, Laura Sternweis

Teenagers may view getting a job simply as a way to earn money, and that’s a valid reason to work. However, employment may bring additional benefits to teens and perhaps a few concerns for their parents, say the Science of Parenting bloggers from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.


Help Teens Get Some Sleep

July 1, 2016, 9:13 am | Cheryl Clark, Laura Sternweis

Anyone who lives with teens often may hear them grumble that they are tired. To lessen the complaints, parents can take steps to help their teens get more sleep, says Cheryl Clark, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach human sciences specialist.