Academic Pressure

Youth culture today radio show logo

Kids, Parents, and Grind Culture

Journalist and mother Jennifer Wallace recently released a book looking at the roots and effects of putting pressure on kids for high academic achievement. Specifically, she was pushing back on the pressure kids face to engage in what’s been called…
Read More

Youth culture today radio show logo

Kids Greatest Pressures

Over the course of my three decades studying youth culture, I’ve regularly asked parents about what they think are the greatest pressures facing teenagers today. Typically, parents will cite things like peer pressure, drinking, and bullying. What parents might not…
Read More