Insights from “The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults”

  Our second quarter Parenting Teens and Tweens Discussion Group focused on insights from The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents by Frances E. Jensen, MD with Emily Nutt. The book, in friendly but scientific terms, lays out how the adolescent brain works and responds to the world differently from the brain […]

Highlights from the First BN Parents’ Speaker Series Event: Adolescence

Kristy Braun, Nurse Practitioner from OSF Pediatrics, spoke to a group of parents and teachers this month at the first BN Parents’ Speaker Series Event hosted by OSF Center for Healthy Lifestyles.  The conversation was two-way and, the information shared, valuable. For those not able to attend, here are the basics on Adolescence as shared […]