It is not all right, sending a picture of an erect penis to my 13 year-old! It's such a novelty to be alone with her email that I cannot help myself: Must See: I hardly ever see her email Inbox except very fleetingly, as I pass through the little nook in the hallway where we have moved her computer from her bedroom. All of these things involved nudity and exhibitionism and flaunting your privates, didn't they? Join HuffPost Plus. Social Justice.
Those numbers I saw on the Inbox that were the emailer's address are actually his iPhone phone number, they tell me.
I Can't Get that Penis Out of My Mind
Although not long ago on the "Today Show," I heard a parenting expert advise parents to read their children's email, but not in secret. Those numbers I saw on the Inbox that were the emailer's address are actually his iPhone phone number, they tell me. At our school, eighth grade is short stories, sines and cosines, Social Justice, protons and neutrons, and Sex Education. You will bicker over these features incessantly, and you will worry, given the ferocious concentration she exhibits while she types away, whether these pastimes have in fact 'possessed' her. Don't be disgusting! My older daughter and her friend and I spend the next twenty minutes laughing ourselves silly about M and his member and the possible future conversations we might have with him about it. It doesn't seem to be any kind of solution anyway; being a parent of a teenager in America is now more than ever like being the Dutch boy with his finger in the proverbial dyke--stick your finger in one hole, thwart one feature, and they've invented a new one while you were plugging up the first--or like someone in a horror movie.