The Ryan school murder revelations have shocked us. The gravity of the crime juxtaposed with the age of the accused have left us questioning ourselves. Are we to blame for how our children are being brought up? Adolescents are in a tricky stage of life, the age where they are no longer children but not adults yet. On Children's Day we try to understand what adolescence is all about and how to tackle issues that crop up in the formative years that decide a child's adulthood.