While every parent’s journey is personal and unique, the need for perspective is particularly necessary in a sea of digital age distractions, an overabundance of advice (and criticism), and a thorny tangle of parenting culture shifts.
Many sunburns result from “user error“– you fall asleep in the hot sun or neglect to reapply sunscreen after a swim. But not every sunburn can be blamed on the sufferer’s negligence.
One of the best measures of recourse against bad reviews is to respond quickly and kindly, without getting heated or insulting the person who posted the review (no matter how out of line they might be).
Consider this: Your child goes off to college, joins a demonstration, gets cuffed. A minor disturbance of the peace can suddenly become a bigger problem when that previous marijuana charge comes to light.
At one point, Keesling was forced to use a computer service room to pump, later discovering the space had a surveillance camera in it. In the pending litigation, Keesling seeks damages for emotional distress, invasion of privacy, and sex discrimination.
Online safety, privacy issues, cyberbullying, and text messaging are matters so real—with results that can be fatal—that lawmakers have enacted legislation to monitor and protect against harassment and intimidation.
“A renter may have a cause of action against a landlord if video surveillance has been installed in area where the renter has a ‘reasonable expectation of privacy.’ This could be areas such as a bedroom, bathroom, or even living room,” says Anthony Shallat, an attorney with Angstman Johnson in Boise, Idaho.
When getting pregnant doesn’t come easily for a couple, they must choose whether to try alternative avenues to create a family, and if so, which alternative to pursue. These choices can further stress an already stressed-out relationship.
Awareness of the real issues potentially affecting your kids—and seeing these complex struggles from an adolescent’s point of view—is critical to rising above them and helping your teen make it the next stage in life.
Norms around child rearing naturally change from generation to generation. But the hipster demographic, already known for making eclectic choices, has definitely raised the bar.