Our kids love technology. Parents are cautioned over and over again to limit the amount of "screen time" our kids have. This puts parents and kids at cross-purposes. They want tech and we should say no, right?
In all walks of life and at any age, nothing to wear can masquerade as a closet full of clothes. But when you're an 11-year-old girl in junior high, this is akin to a catastrophic wardrobe malfunction, not just another bad day.
My wife feels I don't respect that she has a career too. Recently, our pre-teenaged son has been acting out in school by insulting girls in his class. I know she blames me for his behavior. I'd love for someone to help shed light on how that's my fault.
In a typical family system there should be a hierarchy of knowledge and power with the parents at the top and the children at the bottom. When it comes to technology, however, often that hierarchy gets turned upside down