Set aside one day a week for a specific family activity night. Schedule this in your “Important Appointments”section to make this a priority.
¤ Set aside a time to privately interview each child once a month. This is a good way for father to get to know his children andvice versa. All subjects are open to discussion.
Turn off cell phones. Use landlines at home. This requires scheduling of phone calls for the children and keeps the conversation open to all. This also keeps the children in the social family area andnot locked in their rooms away from the family on the phone.
All content of cell phones, ipods, SD chips etc. Are subject to parental review at any time.
No texting while in a family setting unless it is in accordancewith the time set by family rules or extra time has been earned. Set up a family time when NO TEXTING is allowed.
oComputer time is regulated and monitored by keeping the screen faced to open view.
Children should not have their own secret passwords. There must be transparency and open communication while on the computer.
Take the time to learn what you need to learn in order to monitor what is being viewed on the computer.
Understand that pornography is available as FREE phone apps disguised as “beautiful people” sites and by various misspelled popular web searches and that your children are being exposed unsolicited. Encourage children to talk about the sites they hit even though they may be embarrassed or intrugued by mistakenly spelled entries that promote pornography.