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Teens

Advice, stories, and parenting tips on how to raise and provide support for a teenager from the TODAY show.

21d ago

The day I let my teenager see me cry

I felt deeply embarrassed by a few things at once, but now I’m actually grateful for my surprise eruption of emotion.
illustration of a woman crying with her teen watching
illustration of a woman crying with her teen watching
30d ago

Crumbley convictions set a legal precedent for parents that could reach beyond shootings

“I hope it leads to more prevention of gun violence. I hope it leads to people taking more responsibility,” Oakland County Prosecutor Karen McDonald said.
James Crumbley
James Crumbley
32d ago

James Crumbley, father of Ethan Crumbley, found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in son’s school shooting

Crumbley was charged in connection with son Ethan’s 2021 school shooting at Oxford High School in Michigan. His wife, Jennifer, was convicted on the same charge.
James Crumbley
James Crumbley
32d ago

Why you should stop texting your kids at school

“We call it the digital umbilical cord. Parents can’t let go. And they need to."
Close up or woman using smart phone
Close up or woman using smart phone
39d ago

Want to announce which college you'll be attending on TODAY?

TODAY is looking for outstanding students who want to declare the college or university they'll be attending in the fall live on-air.
Graduation
Graduation
39d ago

School says teen football players put peanuts in allergic boy’s locker — but says it’s not bullying

“They were like, ‘A peanut could kill you?’ Carter said, ‘100 percent.’"
42d ago

Dad accused of drugging girls at his 12-year-old daughter’s sleepover

“Mom, please pick me up and say I had a family emergency. l don’t feel safe ... please come get me. PLEASE!”
Emergency lights on a us police car.
Emergency lights on a us police car.
47d ago

Who exactly is Gen Alpha and Gen Z? A guide to the generation names

Gen Z this, boomer that. Here's how to define the different generation names.
Generation z girl friends hanging out together outdoors in the city.
Generation z girl friends hanging out together outdoors in the city.
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