Why Your Teens Gaming Isn’t All Bad

Help! I Have A Teenager

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Why Your Teens Gaming Isn’t All Bad

Most teenagers are into gaming, it’s a way to escape, be creative and talk online with their friends. And while being cooped up in a dark room isn’t good for them, we explain why gaming actually can have benefits.

And, should we be coaching our teenage girls to dress more conservatively in the era of crop tops and mini skirts? Jo says there’s a way to voice your concerns without sounding like an overly critical parent.


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Hosts: Dr Ginni Mansberg & Jo Lamble

Find a copy of The New Teen Age here: https://www.booktopia.com.au/the-new-teen-age-ginni-mansberg/book/9781922351258.html 

Producer: Tahli Blackman

Audio Production: Leah Porgess

Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.