Social Media Wellness

“Ana Homayoun has written the very book I’ve yearned for, a must-read for teachers and parents. I have been recommending Ana’s work for years, but Social Media Wellness is her best yet; a thorough, well-researched and eloquent resource for parents and teachers seeking guidance about how to help children navigate the treacherous, ever-changing waters of social media and the digital world.”
-Jessica Lahey, Author of New York Times bestseller “The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed”
“This is the book I’ve been waiting for. Ana Homayoun gives concrete strategies for parents to talk with their teens without using judgment and fear as tools. This is a guidebook you can pick up at anytime, and which your teen can read, too. I’ll be recommending it to everyone I know.”
– Rachel Simmons, Author of New York Times bestseller “The Curse of the Good Girl: Raising Authentic Girls with Courage and Confidence”
“This is the essential guide to navigating the ephemeral and transactional communications woven into the language of social media online and IRL. I relished every page of this book.
– Lisa Johnson, Author of “Cultivating Communication and the Classroom”
“I wish every parent, teacher, teen and tween knew Ana Homayoun as I do. As a journalist, she’s long been my go-to source for advice on social media dilemmas affecting families because she is smart, wise and—above all—empathetic. I’m so glad to see Social Media Wellness is now available to everyone. Buy it. Like it. Share it.”
– Steven Petrow, “Digital Life” Columnist
“In her typical style, Homayoun is realistic, pragmatic and refreshingly straight forward. She gets our attention without using scare tactics and then gives us, parents and educators, the tools to most effectively help out children find wellness in the social media age.”
– Andrew Davis, Head of School, Mt. Tam School, Marin, CA
“Rich with stories and thoughtful interpretations of tweens’ and teens’ online habits, curiosities, and consequences, Ana provides parents and educators an especially powerful resource to confidently guide our students and children with tools, counsel and reassurance as they navigate social media. Bravo!”
– Stephanie Balmer, Head of School, Harpeth Hall School, Nashville, TN

About The Book

In today’s always-on digital culture, many of today’s students face a challenging paradox: the tools they need to use to get their work done – tablets and computers – often provide their biggest distraction from getting work done. As a result, students quickly become overwhelmed and stressed out trying to manage the daily confluence of online interactions with schoolwork, extracurricular activities, and family life. In this insightful new book, noted author and educator Ana Homayoun translates the new language of social media, and provides pragmatic, prescriptive advice on how to help students manage distractions, become more organized, improve time-management, boost productivity, and relieve stress.

With fresh insights and a solutions-oriented perspective, Homayoun explains how social media has created a new language of communication that parents and educators need to understand, and shows how parents, educators and students can work together to promote healthy socialization, effective self-regulation, and overall safety and wellness.

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