But as summer approaches, the lead author of those guidelines advised parents not to overlook a benefit of media usage. Visual media can help kick-start tricky conversations with teenagers. The academy's updated guidelines were the first to recommend that parents "co-view" with their teenagers and adolescents any visual media that could inspire meaningful discussions. The lead author of those guidelines blogged this week about watching the s hit film "Pretty in Pink" with her daughter. There is no comfortable way to transition from 'how was school?
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For many, the very idea of what an essential teen film is begins and ends with the sextet of Illinois-set films that Hughes released throughout the s. During one Psychology of Storytelling event, I asked Lindsay Doran about this oft-debated final scene, since she was the production executive on the film. She and Duckie cruise rich neighborhoods and dream about what their lives might look like in them.