01/10/2013 02:24 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Michael Thompson: "You Can't Choose Your Child's Friends"

Psychologist Michael Thompson is one of the many great parenting experts participating in 92Y's first ever Parenting Conference on February 11-12. Michael spoke with us recently with an important warning for parents:

"You can't choose your child's friends and you can't micromanage their simply have to support whatever your child does to make a friend."

Are you guilty of micromanaging your kids' friendships? What do you want to hear at 92Y's Parenting Conference? Leave a comment below.