Reality Gap paints an alarming portrait of a modern-day adolescence filled with potentially deadly behaviors carefully hidden from the view of parents and other adults. But it is also a book about hope and inspiration, pointing to the incredibly powerful role that parents and other mentors can play in the lives of young people and highlighting the tremendous contributions that many teens are making to their families, schools, and communities.
Child and Youth Development features eighteen articles that have been carefully selected from past editions of Camping Magazine, including Rites of Passage: Camp Pays Off in Youth Development, Happiness, Health, and Safety,” written by SADD Chairman and CEO Stephen Wallace. The contributing writers are recognized as authoritative voices in the field of child and youth development. Produced in cooperation with the American Camp Association.
The Parents League Review is an annual literary journal with articles on parenting and education.
First published in 1968, it has included articles by T. Berry Brazelton, Ned Hallowell, Jane Healy, Michael Thompson, Wynton Marsalis, Leon Botstein, Jane Goodall and Alice Waters, together with articles by parents and educators in New York’s independent schools. The 2009 edition features twenty-two articles, including “The Positive Impact of Youth Mentoring,” written by Stephen Wallace.
This is an important time in teenagers’ lives — when they will develop driving habits that can be good and bad. Parents need to take an active role in helping teens develop safe driving behaviors because teenagers are involved in more car accidents than any other age group.