Text Messages Bringing Parents And Kids Closer?

A recreation of the text conversation between Lauren Kaelin and her mother, chronicled in the forthcoming book When Parents Text: So Much Said, So Little Understood. i i

hide captionA recreation of the text conversation between Lauren Kaelin and her mother, chronicled in the forthcoming book When Parents Text: So Much Said, So Little Understood.

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A recreation of the text conversation between Lauren Kaelin and her mother, chronicled in the forthcoming book When Parents Text: So Much Said, So Little Understood.

A recreation of the text conversation between Lauren Kaelin and her mother, chronicled in the forthcoming book When Parents Text: So Much Said, So Little Understood.

Amy Ta/NPR

The average teen is sending thousands of texts per month, and hilarity and awkwardness ensue when parents try bridging that technology gap with their own texts. Guest host Tony Cox speaks with Lauren Kaelin, author of the forthcoming book When Parents Text, and with Tell Me More's regular contributors Dani Tucker and Jolene Ivey.

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