Research + News | Topic: Emerging Adulthood
Jun 2, 2017
Connecting With College Students Over Break: They’re Bringing Home More Than Their Laundry
Stephen Argue writes this for a blog for Fuller Youth Institute:
“The child you said goodbye to in the fall isn’t the same one who’s coming home this summer. Beyond their laundry, they’re bringing home other things that you need to consider.”
Read the full post here.
May 26, 2017
Adolescence Is a Gift, But Extended Adolescence Is a Trap
Nebraska senator Ben Sasse wants parents to get serious about shepherding kids into responsible adulthood. Read the article from Christianity Today here.
May 24, 2017
How to Get Your 20-Something Out of the Basement
A guest post from Andrew McPeak on the Growing Leaders blog. Read the blog here.
May 9, 2017
The Coddling Of The American Mind
In the name of emotional well-being, college students are increasingly demanding protection from words and ideas they don’t like. Here’s why that’s disastrous for education—and mental health.
Read the article here.
Mar 9, 2017
Nearly Half Of Young Millennials Get Thousands In Secret Support From Their Parents
From the CNBC article:
“Forget buying a home — even renting a room is out of reach to many young people, especially in big cities. Wages have stagnated but rents haven’t, meaning workers just out of college are in a bind: To live where the jobs are, they need help.
For almost half of them, though they don’t often admit it, that help comes from their parents.”
Read the rest of the article here.
Dec 12, 2016
Connecting With College Students Over Break
Parents all over the country are anticipating their young adult kids coming home for the holiday break. For some, it’s the first time they’ve been home since they sent them off and set them up for the college school year. Home will feel like home again.
Read more of this blog post from Steve Argue on the Fuller Youth Institute site by clicking here.
Oct 26, 2016
5 Reasons Today’s College Students Are Nothing Like We Were
How can we connect with young people? The first step is understanding them. Read this blog post from Fuller Youth Institute here.
Jul 6, 2016
‘Launch’ Plan Gets Your Grown Kids Off Your Couch
A plan for launching your grown children out on their own. Read the advice column here.
Jul 1, 2016
Helicopter Parenting Can Hinder College-Age Kids
A new study finds that parents who are too involved with their college-age kids could indirectly lead to issues such as depression and anxiety.
Read the full article here.
Jun 10, 2016
When Millennials Go to Work
It’s graduation season, and that means millions of young Americans (Millennials) are being awarded degrees from colleges and universities across the nation, and are now heading into the workforce—many for the first time ever. But what are the unique expectations of this generation when it comes to work?
Read the research article from Barna here.