LG Text Ed - Moms Discuss Teens and Texting
UPDATE 11/22: The Interviews are in!
It’s been said that the “mobile safety talk” is the new “sex talk” ... just as difficult and just as important. Are parents putting it off until their children have already made some mobile mistakes? Each of the bloggers below has just had the “talk” with their own child and you’ll get to read their posts about how that talk went.
You can also read posts from previous weeks in which we discussed topics ranging from "Decoding Your Teen’s Texting Lingo" to "The Dangers of Texting and Driving"
Each comment left on the posts listed below benefits DoSomething.org with a $1 donation up to $5,000!
19, 17, 6, 3
My 17-Year-Old Answers Your Questions About Texting
"I know a lot of people who’ve done it, but they’re all really stupid people," she said. "They want attention. And everybody makes fun of them." Read more>>
Talking TextEd with Jon
Jon is a kid of few words, but when he does talk, it’s thoughtful. And having the conversation is the important first step.I asked him a few questions about sexting and safety, particularly when it comes to driving and texting, since those are the hot issues at this age. Read more>>
19, 19, 16, 13
And Now Many Words From My Resident Texting Experts
While bullying has always been around - only technology could have taken it to the level it is today. Read more>>
Tween & Teen Interview… And Yes, I Learned Some Things
Have you had a conversation with your kids (or nephews/nieces, grandchildren) about texting, sexting and safety? Read more>>
12, 10, 2
14, 12, 8, 6
My Kids Give Their (Strong!) Opinions About Texting
Chatting with my four kids was a real eye-opener. While I confirmed several of my previously-held beliefs, I also saw clearly that I’m modelling behavior that I ask them to modulate Read more>>
20, 18, 12
I interview my daughters about texting, sexting and safety
Have you had a conversation with your teen or tween about texting, sexting and safety? If not, what's holding you back? Read more>>
18, 15, 13, 10, 8, 6
11, 6, 5, 5, 3