30 episodes

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.

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    • 4.9, 95 Ratings

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.

    A Summer Inside: Covid-19 and Your Teen

    A Summer Inside: Covid-19 and Your Teen

    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.

    • 30 min
    Empathy is a Verb

    Empathy is a Verb

    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.

    • 39 min
    The Case for The Gap Year

    The Case for The Gap Year

    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.

    • 27 min
    Middle School Matters

    Middle School Matters

    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, this time can be about more than "just getting through it." 

    • 38 min
    Parenting in The Age of Anxiety

    Parenting in The Age of Anxiety

    The day-to-day world of today's teens is vastly different than the one once experienced by their parents. Between social media pressures and the barage of all-too-accessible, often-troubling information, being a teen today is even more overwhelming than it was just ten years ago. Dr. John Duffy, author of Parenting The New Teen in the Age of Anxiety, shares his thoughts on how to best parent the new teen. 

    • 42 min
    College and Disability: When IEPs & 504s Go Away

    College and Disability: When IEPs & 504s Go Away

    Did you know that primary school learning accommodations like IEPs and 504s have no collegiate equivalent? Kind of daunting for those with disabilities, right? Not necessarily! Elizabeth C. Hamblet, learning disabilities consultant at Columbia University, is here to share her advice on how students can best navigate the transition to college and create a new academic normal. 
    NOTE: This episode was recorded prior to the Covid-19 outbreak. 

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
95 Ratings

95 Ratings

Bdj65 ,

A lifeline for parents of teens

I just discovered the Your Teen podcast this week and I wish I’d have found it sooner. As a parent of teens, I’m finding value in every episode I listen to. The advice from experts is spot on and the honesty from the hosts is a breath of fresh air! Love it!

Heheme123 ,

Your Teen

Steph and Sue are a dynamic duo !! They bounce insightful content off one another that any parent will relate to. I look forward to listening during dog walks in the neighborhood. Very entertaining and fun to listen to.

David - NYC Dad ,

Exceptional Insights

These podcasts are really insightful. These stories will make me a better parent.

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