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Family Connections

Susan Kane-Ronning

Family Connections – Do We Really Know Our Kids?

Brad Snyder, author of The 5 Simple Truths of Raising Kids: How to Deal with Modern Problems Facing Your Tweens and Teens, joins Family Connections to discuss the myths and truths regarding our adolescents. Despite all of the negative press and worry about kids engaging in risky behavior like sex and drugs,Snyder says kids are actually less sexually active, using less drugs, and more involved in community activities. The president of New Amsterdam Consulting, Brad relies on research data to show why teens and tweens are in better shape now than in past generations. He also says this age group actually wants engaging relationships with adults, including their parents!