Your Teen with Sue and Steph

Your Teen with Sue and Steph

Susan Borison and Stephanie Silverman, best friends and co-founders of Your Teen Media, bring their magazine to life with this podcast. From interviews with experts and authors to discussions of trending topics and personal stories, Your Teen with Sue and Steph is an essential guide for raising teens today.... Show More

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February 2, 2021 25 min
Today, we have a very special episode featuring some the experts that will be joining us for Destination→ College: A Comprehensive Course for Navigating the College Process, a summit of at Your Teen Media. It’s an 8-week virtual series starting on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 7:30 PM EST and you are cordially invited to attend! Find out more details about panelists and registration details here: https://yourteen.mykajabi.com/college-s...
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February 2, 2021 56 min
Sue and Steph are thrilled to present their conversation with Kelly Corrigan this week. Kelly Corrigan has written four New York Times bestselling memoirs in the last fifteen years, including The Middle Place, Lift, Glitter and Glue, and Tell Me More. She is the host of PBS’s Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan, where she’s talked with guests including the likes of James Corden and Jennifer Garner. She is the host of the podcast Kelly...
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January 19, 2021 32 min
Feeling competent in supporting your transgender child through their coming out or transition is deeply uncharted territory for most parents. For today’s guest, Dr. Paria Hassouri, the experience of her daughter’s transition was a revelation, and inspired her memoir, “Found In Transition: A Mother’s Evolution during Her Child’s Gender Change.”  Check out Your Teen on Facebook here! Make sure to check out all of Evergreen Podcast’s ...
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January 12, 2021 39 min
This week we’re re-airing our episode with Dr. Michele Borba all about the importance of empathy in the lives of young people. We thank you for your patience as we get into this new year! Next week we’ll have brand new episode for you, a conversation with Paria Hassouri, author of “FOUND IN TRANSITION: A Mother's Evolution through Her Child's Gender Change.” It’s gonna be incredible. We’ll see you then!  Learn more about yo...
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December 29, 2020 36 min
(RERELEASE of December 2019 episode.) We hope you had a great holiday! Please enjoy this resharing of a tell-all by Zach and Jessica, kids of Steph and Sue. The twenty-year-olds reveal high school secrets: what they got away with, what their moms should and should not have worried about, and what they now appreciate most about Steph and Sue's parenting choices. Check out Your Teen on Facebook here! Make sure to check out all of...
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December 15, 2020 33 min
Well… we’re here. How can we best support our families, our partners, and ourselves through the coming months? Katie Hurley, psychotherapist and author of “A Year of Positive Thinking for Teens” is here to share her wisdom on staying positive through this year and beyond.  Check out Your Teen on Facebook here! Make sure to check out all of Evergreen Podcast’s shows and follow them on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn! Lear...
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December 1, 2020 45 min
For many parents of teenagers, conversations centering around racial justice, police violence, and inherent bias can become interpersonal powder kegs— and quickly. How do we get past the fear of "getting it wrong?" Jen Cort, diversity, equity, inclusion and and justice educator is here to explain her perspective, and the perspective of those working to combat systemic discrimination in educational settings all over the worl...
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November 17, 2020 38 min
It's a generally accepted fact that college admissions are a meritocracy. Get good grades, participate in a wide range of extracurriculars, score high on your standardized tests, and you're in, right? Jeff Selingo, author of "Who Gets In and Why" is here to dispell that myth, shedding light on the fact that college admissions decisions are often much more likely to be determined by a college's agenda than by the...
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November 3, 2020 35 min
Screentime and teenagers... does one pick the battle or just let it be? AND in a global pandemic? Delaney Ruston, the filmmaker and physician behing the award-winning documentaries "Screenagers" and "Screenagers: Next Chapter" joins Sue and Steph to share her thoughts on approaching the often-messy topic of digital limits with teens and tweens. Check out Your Teen on Facebook here! Make sure to check out all of Ever...
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October 21, 2020 37 min
Talking with your teen or tween about sex can, of course, be an uncomfortable topic. But here's the good news: Dr. Megan Maas claims that parents don't have to be sex educators, just sex socializers. What does that mean? Listen to this week's episode to find out! Check out Your Teen on Facebook here! Make sure to check out all of Evergreen Podcast’s shows and follow them on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn! Le...
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October 6, 2020 38 min
Lori Gottlieb, author of New York Times bestseller "Maybe You Should Talk to Someone," deeply understands the powerful effect of talk therapy as both a clinician and a patient. She joins Sue and Steph to answer listener questions on what to look for in a therapist, how to know when you've found a good match, and even how to get your teen to go to therapy. Check out Your Teen on Facebook here! Make sure to check out all...
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September 22, 2020 43 min
Lifequakes: they're happening constantly. Major disruptions in life's trajectory can be incredibly overwhelming and disorienting— but they don't have to be. Bruce Feiler, author of "Life Is in the Transitions: Mastering Change at Any Age," joins Sue and Steph to discuss his story-centric approach to coping with life changes both challenging and exciting. Check out Your Teen on Facebook here! Make sure to check...
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Around the start of middle school, it's totally normal for kids to start spending more time with their friends and coaches than they do with their parents— at least, under usual circumstances. Our middle school mastermind Phyllis Fagell is back to address the challenges of middle school from home, including how to navigate the inevitable middle school meltdown. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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From sharing the news with your kids in an age-appropriate way to handling issues of custody and newly blended families, it can be hugely challenging to confidently navigate divorce with your children. David Hill, co-author of Parenting Through Separation and Divorce, is here to share his insight on how to smoothly navigate such an emotionally charged situation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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August 4, 2020 33 min
The class of 2021 (and perhaps beyond!) is in for a unique experience when it comes to the college admissions game. From going on virtual campus visits to analyzing the impact of cancelled extracurriculars affecting a student's application, Ned Johnson of PrepMatters joins Sue and Steph to share his insight on the college admissions process in our ever-changing new world. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adc...
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July 21, 2020 37 min
Enjoy this rerelease of our episode with Phyllis Fagell this week! We'll be back with new episodes soon. Mediocre (or just plain mean!) friends, lunchroom exclusion, and the sting of first-time rejection from a sports team or school play are all hallmarks of everyone's least favorite years... middle school. However, according to Phyllis Fagell, author of Middle School Matters, this time can be about more than "just gett...
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Even in a world sans Covid-19, taking a "gap year"— or taking a year in between high school and college to travel or do service work— is an underrated and excellent option for many teens. Julia Rogers of EnRoute Consulting and the podcast Gap Year Radio joins Sue and Steph to discuss options for students currently in their junior or senior years of high school. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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So you made it through the rest of the school year... but now what? With no camps or other traditional organized activities, what's your kid going to do all summer? Dr. Anisha Abraham joins Sue and Steph to share some ideas on how to build the best non-traditional summer possible for your kids, plus some advice on how to handle the transitional phases between varying levels of lockdown. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit ...
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June 9, 2020 39 min
Empathy is an often underrated trait in the hyper-competitive, achievement-based world that many of our teens are living in. Michele Borba, educational psychologist and author of "UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed," joins Sue and Steph to teach us the value of empathy in the lives of young people. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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May 26, 2020 27 min
Even in a world sans Covid-19, taking a "gap year"— or taking a year in between high school and college to travel or do service work— is an underrated and excellent option for many teens. Julia Rogers of EnRoute consulting and the podcast Gap Year Radio joins Sue and Steph to discuss options for students currently in their junior or senior years of high school. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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