“Shitty Day Today”- that was the status on my 13-year-old son’s Facebook’s page after a minor incident where he ended up with in-school suspension for a day. This remark triggered a flurry of comments from his friends- Some were supportive, some were aggressive against the school, some were disgusting, some were thoughtful, but for these kids, the general tone was a joke and a conversation between kids. Nothing here was any different than if they were in the courtyard, except that it was on Facebook. Continue reading Children Are Not Safe On FaceBook
By email from a reader (EFR)
This morning, you helped me reinforcing my credibility. I don’t know about you, but my children are absolutely convince that we, as parents, are always wrong. They want to explore and we want to keep them in leash. They want to be free to do what pleased them, and we are imposing rules: why school ? How can it be more important than video games? I Particularly appreciated the words on training, because my kids, do want to be the best…. instantly. Training is just another trick for parents to show their authority.
So the more voices coming from outside our family box the merrier, Including the voice of a President. When HIllary Clinton said to ” Raise a Child It Needs a Village” I don’t remember any outrage. Continue reading Touched By The Words Of The President