The news has been inundated with stories about these courageous, persistent, and intelligent teens rallying behind the March for Our Lives movement. Now, more than ever in recent history, the younger generation is having their moment in the spotlight, proving that teens not only have a stance on major issues, but are willing to fight for them.

The Gottman Institute posted a powerful article about things you can do as a parent to embrace your teenagers and their budding opinions. As cliche as it sounds, they are the future and the more we can do to encourage them to be strong and independent thinkers, the better off our future will be.

Click here to read the original article from Lisa McCrohan.