Episode 23: “Navigating Puberty” with Crystal Kirgiss

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FURTHER RESOURCES

Links to news stories mentioned in the podcast:
Few older adolescents meet recommended levels of physical activity
9-Year-Old Boy Graduates High School and Starts College, Wants to Become Astrophysicist: ‘I Want to Prove That God Does Exist’
Teenage brain on social media
Satanic Temple brings ‘After School Satan Club’ to Portland school
4 tips for talking to your teens about drugs and alcohol
Bottle flipping becomes the rage with middle schoolers

Other resources and links:
Crystal Kirgiss – bio and website
Purdue University
Young Life
Youth Specialties
The Youth Cartel
Parents’ Guide to Navigating Puberty
Lou Malnati’s Pizza in Chicago
The Four Loves by C.S. Lewis audiobook

Books Mentioned:
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CPYU Highly recommends the book below be purchased through Hearts & Minds Bookstore.

In Search of Adolescence: A New Look at an Old Idea by Crystal Kirgiss
Adolescence by G. Stanley Hall
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
The Lord of the Rings
by J.R.R. Tolkien
Out of the Silent Planet
by C.S. Lewis
Like Dew Your Youth: Growing Up with Your Teenager
by Eugene Peterson (not mentioned on air, but added by Cyrstal after!)

For more books on adolescent development, including books like The Space Between: A Parent’s Guide to Teenage Development by Walt Mueller, Teenage Girls by Ginny Olson, Teenage Guys by Steve Gerali, and others, visit the CPYU Resource Center.

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