A Solution To A Problem But With Conditions

pexels-photo-132589If you have a teenager, you know that at some point in time you will need to talk to them about getting out of an unwanted situation. When I was young, my parents told me to make up an excuse to remove myself from the predicament like “Hey, I need to get home to walk the dog because if she messes in the house, my parents will ground me” or “I have to watch my little brother”. With the advent of cellphones, I told my children to just call me and use a code word we created and I would call them back to give them an out or just come get them. Now, with texting capabilities, it is even simpler and not as easy to be detected.

But in order for this to work, your kids have to trust that you won’t make a big deal about it or get all in their face. For if they fear that, you can forget about getting a text. For a great article on this issue, Click Here