How Teenagers & Parents Can Use Writing To Help Facilitate Communication


THE PAPER:

The Wall Street Journal | March 08, 2017 | Life & Arts | A15 | "There's This Cute Boy...Secrets to Getting Teens to Talk"

Long Live Paper: How Teenagers & Parents Can Use Writing To Help Faciliate Communication

Studies have shown that the top wish among all teen girls is for their parents to communicate better with them. Really? I thought it would be for their parents to buy them more tea and books (lol). On a more serious note, however, an article in The Wall Street Journal explained how the written word can facilitate communication between teen and parent. I actually have a first-hand experience with this suggestion; as a teen I kept a diary and my mom would “respond” to my expressi