The COVID-19 outbreak has prompted a lot of changes to daily life. It’s stressful enough for adults, but for kids, this time can be especially confusing and scary. On this episode, Carousel discusses strategies for talking to your kids about coronavirus with professor Travis Wright. He offers advice about intentional parenting for both young children […]
What were you doing when you were in high school? Were you trying to start a business and save the world at the same time? That’s exactly what the young participants in CEOs of Tomorrow These Teens Mean Business Incubator project are doing. Later this month, they’ll be pitching their startup ideas for a chance […]
Last year, one in five U.S. high school students reported vaping the previous month, according to a survey conducted by the CDC. Vaping is on the rise—and so are vaping-related hospitalizations. Why are so many teens vaping? What are the health effects? And why have cities around the country been issuing warnings to stop vaping […]
Young people have been part of every major social movement in US history, from the American Revolution to the civil rights movement and beyond. For today’s show, guest host Nan Enstad talks to Dawson Barrett, a history professor and self-identified “cheerleader for anyone who’s raising trouble.” They spend the hour exploring the rich history of […]
One in five girls in Wisconsin is currently living in poverty. Significantly more Wisconsin girls than boys report experiencing cyberbullying; they also experience higher rates of child abuse. More Wisconsin girls than boys report suicidal planning and self-harm behaviors. These are just a few of the findings of the The Status of Girls in Wisconsin: […]
In a special pledge drive edition of her show, Carousel Bayrd speaks with Dr. Lisa Damour, author of bestselling book Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions Into Adulthood. Dr. Damour is a columnist for the New York Times and contributor to CBS This Morning, and maintains a private psychotherapy practice.