Ali Wentworth has become a comedic authority on dissecting the shit show that is modern life. This season Ali speaks with moms and experts as she tackles not only how to grow a teenager...but how to do so in the middle of a pandemic.
Addiction Proof Your Teen
Join Ali Wentworth and clinical social worker Jeanette Friedman as they discuss teens and addiction. The women dive into the effects of drugs, including alcohol, vaping and weed. They also explore how to tell if teenagers are on drugs, how they can get addicted, and how parents can educate their teens about the dangers of substance abuse.
The Boy in the (Quarantine) Bubble
Elliott, Ali Wentworth’s eldest daughter, is back this week to provide her perspective on teenage boys. Ali then invites pediatrician and consultant Cara Natterson (author of “Decoding Boys”) to the table. The two discuss how teen sons throughout the world are being affected by this unprecedented time - from their brains and raging hormones to what they are really doing behind closed doors.
College Class of COVID-19
Ali Wentworth asks two higher education experts what parents need to know about the new college landscape in light of the pandemic. First,Logan Powell (President of Admissions, Brown University) reveals how universities are adjusting to the ‘new normal’ - from campus de-densification to going test optional. Then, Martin Bonilla (Director of College Counseling, The College Preparatory School) outlines how COVID-19 may influence the future of the college application process and what parents can be doing to best prepare their teens in these uncertain times.
Teens & Screens: Is Social Media Helping or Hurting?
Ali Wentworth’s eldest daughter drops in to give her take on social media and Gen Z, then Ali consults with child psychological researcher Dr. Yalda T. Uhls (author of “Media Moms & Digital Dads”) on how to approach parenting in the digital age. The two discuss validation, upward social comparison, and the impact social media is having on teens during the pandemic.
Social Media & Sexualization of Girls w/ Brooke Shields
Ali Wentworth invites bestie and supermodel Brooke Shields to discuss social media and the sexualization of teenage girls. Brooke opens up about her own complicated relationship with sexuality and both women dig into how they’re navigating monitoring their teen daughters’ activity on social media.
Introducing: Go Ask Ali
Ali Wentworth has become a comedic authority on dissecting life and all of its mess. This season Ali speaks with moms and experts as she tackles not only how to grow a teenager...but how to do so in the middle of a pandemic.