Featured Articles

New York Times Well Family, “Is Your Child a Phone ‘Addict’?”

Washington Post, “What Teens Wish Their Parents Knew About Social Media”

New York Times Well Family, “The Secret Social Media Lives of Teenagers”

New York Times Well Family, How to Help Kids Disrupt ‘Bro Culture’

Washington Post, “5 Ways Parents Can Help Kids Balance Social Media With the Real World”

LA Review of Books, “Life and Death 2.0: When Your Grandmother Dies Online”

Pacific Standard, “Holier Than Thou IPO: Snapchat and Effective Parenting”

NBC News Education Station, “Emojis, Streaks, Stories and Scores: What Parents Need to Know About Snapchat”, “9 Ways to Help Teens Manage Their Social Media Footprint”

San Francisco Chronicle, “New Year—Maybe It’s the Year to Tap into the ‘Old’ You”

San Francisco Chronicle, “My Father’s Greatest Lessons”

New York Times Motherlode Blog, “A Mother’s Instinct, A Daughter’s Need”

Huffington Post, “The Teen Vanishing Act: How the Latest Social Media Trends Are Hurting Our Kids”

Huffington Post, “Back to School Lesson in Kindness”

Psychology Today, “Are Teen Girls Falling Flat From ‘Leaning In’ Too Far?”

Huffington Post, “An Open Letter to High School Juniors”

Psychology Today, “Girls, Technology, and the Classroom”

San Jose Mercury News, “Technology and the Classroom: Girls Face Greater Challenges Balancing Digital Learning with Social Lives”

New York Post, “Too Broke Girls”

Psychology Today, “Food, Fuel, and Teen Girls”

Los Altos Town Crier, “Follow the ‘Five C’s’ for Success in School and Life”

Motherhood Later… Than Sooner, “Organizing Kids”

Los Altos Town Crier, “Encourage Children to Read”

Los Altos Town Crier, “Pre-emptive Organization Can Make a Smooth School Year”

Psychology Today, “The Game of Threes”

Psychology Today, “De-stressing Teen Girl Angst”


Interviews and Mentions

Kansas Public Radio, “Conversations: Ana Homayoun on Social Media Wellness”

Chicago Tribune, “Social Media Footprints Are Nothing New, So What Were Those Harvard Kids Thinking?”

Gentry, “Notification Nation”

The Daily Beast, “‘Mean Girls’ and Beyond: Is Social Media Killing Female Friendships?”

Los Altos Town Crier, “Changing the Conversation on Social Media”

USA Today, “If You Plan to Use a Tracking App on Your Teen’s Phone, You Must Tell Them”

New York Times Motherlode Column, “Simple Student Routines for Back-to-School Success”

New York Times Motherlode Column, “Simple Solutions for Back to School Organization”, “Kids as Young as Five Concerned about Body Image”

USA Today, “Social Media Rules for Teens”

USA Today, “Desire to Unplug Resonates in the New Year”

New York Times, “Giving Disorganized Boys the Tools for Success”

Los Altos Patch, “Debunking Perfection with Ana Homayoun”

Chicago Tribune, “Perfectly Miserable: Teenage Girls and the Unhealthy Pursuit of Perfection”

Kera, “Helping Girls Find Authentic Success and Happiness”

WAMC Northeast Public Radio, “The Myth of the Perfect Girl”

Los Altos Town Crier, “Los Altos Native Writes ‘Myth of the Perfect Girl'”

NPR, “When the Going Gets Tough… Let Kids Fail?”, “Organizing for Boys: What Parents Need to Know”

Gentry Magazine, “What is Perfect?”

Duke Global Entrepreneurship Network, “Interview with Ana Homayoun”

Duke Magazine, “Ensuring Student Success”

ABC 7 News, “An Orderly Path Back to School”

ABC 7 News, “Keeping Kids Busy Through Summer”

Gentry Magazine, “Ana Homayoun”

Maclean’s, “For Parents With Disorganized Sons”

Associated Press, “Help Teens Get Handle on Piles of Paper”, “Organizing For Boys: Getting Your Guy Through Middle School”

New York Times, “When a Risque Online Persona Undermines a Chance for a Job”

“Ana is a dynamic, engaging speaker who accurately portrays the challenges teens face in a 24/7 digital world.”


Dean of Students, St. Francis High School, Mountain View, CA