Why Didn’t You Listen?

    Over the years, those of you who have been following this blog know, that I have discussed my displeasure at the way that some family members were raising their children with regards to monitoring their online and social media activity.  More than once, I observed teenage family members discussing and posting provocative or inappropriate topics on social media that prompted me to discuss the issue with their parent.     Unfortunately, all of my concerns and warnings always fell on deaf ears.  As a matter of fact, it almost seemed like there was resentment over the fact that I had the nerve to get involved in something that they deemed to be none of my business.  I'm not even sure how that works because I have always believed in the "it takes a village to raise a child" mentality.     There is no way that I could turn a blind eye to dangerous behavior that young people are engaging in, especially if those young people are related to me.  Sadly, nobody ever heeded my warnings and … [Read more...]