#Being13: Inside the Secret World of Teens

#Being13: Inside the Secret World of Teens

CNN aired a TV special last night called #BeingThirteen. Incredible look into the lives of 200 eight graders from across the US.

This is the first large scale study to analyze what kids actually say to each other on social media and why it matters so deeply to them.

I would encourage parents and leaders to watch all of this material (there is some language)

“I would rather not eat for a week than get my phone taken away. It’s really bad,” said Gia, a13-year-old. “I literally feel like I’m going to die.”

“When I get my phone taken away, I feel kind of naked,” said Kyla, another 13-year-old. “I do feel kind of empty without my phone.”

Click here to be taken to the article. Many more links you can find on this website.

 

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Brett Ullman

Brett Ullman travels North America speaking to teens, young adults, leaders, and parents on topics including parenting, mental health, sexuality, pornography, men, dating and media. Brett's seminars engage and challenge attendees to try and connect our ancient faith with our modern culture we live in. Participants are inspired to reflect on what we know, what we believe and how our faith ought to serve as the lens through which we view and engage tough conversations in our society today.

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