My 14 y/o son eats CONSTANTLY like he hasn't eaten a meal in months. He is incredibly thin, and hasn't gained a pound since last year. My husband questioned if he has a tapeworm! Does anyone else have the same concern? Do we need to have him tested? He looks terrible.View Thread
I agree! That is so true, and we told our son before we handed him the phone that we can see every call, every text on our bill and account online! The internet was blocked from the beginning, and it didn't take long to have the pic and video capabilities blocked. Initially from things others sent him. We are "old school" parents functioning in today's problems! He is the youngest (14) of five. He isn't able to get away with much of anything!View Thread
My husband and I had a similar experience with our 14 y/o son. We recently allowed him to have a very simple phone so that he would be able to communicate with us and close friends while out of the house. He also had a couple girls send the same type texts as well as pictures that made me blush! We immediately informed him exactly what was inappropriate and why. Because our son replied in a way that was encouraging, we immediately had the capability to send and receive any pictures, videos, etc. blocked from the phone. We check his phone daily and will continue to do so. We also spoke to the girls parents to inform them of the type of texting she was doing, and that our son would no longer be able to attend any social functions with her based on her behaviors shown in her texts. That may be extreme, but these kids have their whole lives to worry about adult crap, and they need to be kids and enjoy that as long as they can, and we can! Our kids are worth "parenting", whether they like it or not!View Thread
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