Despite telling your child to turn off the television, it is still on. How can he/she be doing solid work with such a distraction? You walk by the family computer and notice that, even though you forbid it, your child is playing an online game... read more
No TV in their study area. No surfing, facebooking, myspacing, twittering, texting. Either find filters or software to control their access, or take their toys (computers, cell phones) away, or have them study in the same room as where you are.
That you are asking the question is just another proof that parents nowadays are pussies.
I have to agree with dabeaner on this one Sorry guys and gals....if you don't have the guts to stand up and take control of your children and you let them run the show..your in for a hell of a ride. Are you forgetting who the "adults" and "parents" are around your house ?? Do not ask them, tell them. This is a question that any half-brain, responsible parent would never even think of asking, nor would they have to. They would have that control already.