How to raise a teenager

    Read the transcript of the web chat with Susan FitzGerald, who co-authored a book on how to raise reselient, responsible teens. She addressed cyber-safety, college hunting and teen driving.

    In September and October, NewsWorks presented a series of eight excerpts from the new book, Letting Go with Love and Confidence, which offers advice on raising resilient, responsible teenagers in a world often difficult for parents to navigate.

    Topics included cell phones, sleepovers, money management, going to the mall, curfews, sex, and talking about success.


    Co-author Susan FitzGerald joins us here on Thursday, Oct. 6, at noon, for a live web chat.  

    FitzGerald is an award-winning journalist with a specialty in children’s health issues. A former staff writer and editor for The Philadelphia Inquirer, she now works as an independent writer and editor and teaches health writing in the graduate Writing Studies Program at St. Joseph’s University. She and her husband have three sons.

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