Smart Prom Advice that also Saves Face

April 22, 2009 at 10:58 am Leave a comment

So it’s 2009. You want to be a responsible parent and not a wet blanket on prom night. And here are a few ideas:

1-Find out who’s driving, the time of the all evening plans ( dinner, dance, and post party fun).

2- Agree to a Check-in, or “Text in” schedule ahead of time. If your teen is more comfortable with either, agree up front. When they do it is more important than how they do it.

3-Have the reminder conversation up front about what may be going on around them-deflect peer pressure before it’s a problem.

4- Put key phone numbers, and even the cab company into their phone. It’s about choices. If their riding with someone and that situation’s not safe, they need to be able to make a choice of calling you, a cab,etc.

5-Plan to wait up, and let them know you’ll be waiting up when they get home.

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