Posts tagged "teenagers"

Straight From the Heart of a Teenager: Her Greatest Fear

Straight From the Heart of a Teenager: Her Greatest Fear
I was supremely moved by a guest essay in a local magazine last week. It offered six essays from high schoolers who had interned with the magazine, New Trier Quintessential, over the summer. While all of the essays were thought-provoking and well-written, one in particular by current junior, Jennifer Prohov, felt profound beyond her years.... Read more »

Oldest Daughter: Fourteen Isn't What It Used To Be

Oldest Daughter: Fourteen Isn't What It Used To Be
Yes, my oldest daughter texts, posts, and video chats. Yes, she is acutely aware of when it is “time” to freshen up the wardrobe with a few new pieces from the latest fashion trends. Yes, she often rolls her eyes at my “weird” behaviors. And yes, friends are at the top of her sharing list... Read more »