My daughter who is 18 has left home.:( The last of 3 lovely daughters. She will do well, and we will do well. I have never grounded her. I have been honest and allowed her to be honest with me. I know much of what she has done and experienced and at times felt concerned for her. But I know she has been brought up to believe in herself.
I swear if I have to take the computer or the Playstation remotes away one more time I’ll just get rid of both.
Well, I would, but I kind of like using them myself. I am running out of hiding places, though.
I’ve heard from so many parents that they have to take away screen time entirely for various amounts of time as a punishment for bad behavior. Personally, I have no other useful punishments; his favourite activity is inactivity so grounding my son is like sentencing him to his favourite pastime.
Unless I take away screen time, too, grounding him won’t keep him away from his friends anyway. Most of his friends these days have names like Psycho257. They’ve never actually met but their avatars have on some unknown person’s Minecraft server in Cyberville.
Maybe I should ground his avatar.
When I was a kid, my friends had names…
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