Parenting Practicals

A Look at the Top Netflix Teen Drama Riverdale

Two seasons down and a third one currently airing, Riverdale has become a top Netflix teen drama.

Following the thrilling adventures of the teens at Riverdale High after the murder of a fellow student, the Archie comics you knew as a child has taken a whole new spin. The plotline mainly follows the friendships and budding romances between Archie Andrews (the boy next door whose innocence dwindles after a series of tragic events), Veronica Lodge (the rich and attitude-driven daughter of a mobster), Betty Cooper (the do-gooder with an inner darkness that surfaces as she fights for justice), and Jughead Jones (the underprivileged son of a gang leader with an alcohol problem). Throughout the first two seasons, Archie, Veronica, Betty, and Jughead struggle to maintain the dynamics of their friendships as tensions arise because of the actions and decisions of the adults in their lives.

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Jessica McMillan

Where in the world is Jessica McMillan? She’s running miles and miles on the streets in her neighborhood. She’s singing a song and playing guitar at a local coffee shop open mic. She’s curled up on the couch reading a book. She’s taking all the brick while playing Settlers of Catan. She’s dreaming of her quiet, small-town life back in Mississippi. She’s everywhere and anywhere teens want to be heard, known, loved, and led to Christ. She’s in Mesa, Arizona working as Life Support Coordinator.