“There’s a pressure that people feel to send a sext as a digital currency of trust,” says Emily Weinstein a Harvard University doctoral student who collected the texts above from an online forum run by MTV, for a study on the digital stress of adolescence.
“So, let’s have a frank conversation about what these things are if that’s what the kids need to talk about,” she says.
“And let’s do it in classroom setting, with highly qualified, credentialed teachers, who know how to have those conversations.
Because a lot of parents don’t know how to have that conversation when they’re sitting next to their kids and it comes up in a TV show.
Everyone is feeling a little awkward.” But the Fremont parents aren’t budging.
They argue that even relatively modern sex ed has even not begun to reckon with what kids are now exposed to in person and online.
The singer Rihanna, for example, has legions of young fans. Có khi nào bạn nhận thấy hậu quả khôn lường do cơn giận mình gây ra? Tiếp tục đọc Nóng giận là ngọn lửa đốt cháy phúc báo, người càng tài giỏi càng bình thản Bạn đã bao giờ nổi giận?“Any good parent monitors what their child has access to,” says Topham.“We don’t say, ‘they’re going to drink anyway, let’s give them a car with bigger airbags.’” The parents note that the book was actually written for college students, and refers to college-related activities like bar crawls. It is interesting to think back on our childhood and question how technology would have affected it.