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All right -- latest social media having a negative affect on your child this just a -- a whole lot of parents talking about.
Well according to some back -- teenagers today are actually having trouble communicating with people.
Face to face in part because of all the high tech -- Psychotherapist and author of the nine key techniques -- and respectful children who make responsible choices we -- want that is doctor Karen Ruskin -- doctor good morning isn't as simple as getting your kids off Twitter and off FaceBook.
Well that's certainly -- components -- that as parents we have to be diligent and help them to balance between.
The use of technology and having face time with real people yeah I noticed that's a lot especially in talking to teenagers that trouble communicating they have trouble.
Putting together sentences or spitting it out what.
It's normal for most teenagers anyway it's hard to connect with other people they're going through a lot of changes so -- parents.
It's weekend -- provide them with opportunities to be able to connect with.
Other kids and with -- that can be very -- OK let's get to some some pointers that you haven't wanted to at all but how do you know if your kid is too far -- if you're -- is really and I problems so warning signs.
-- immediate response they are in need it's almost as though they haven't impulsivity.
That they have to have people constantly reacting to them all the time so they're constantly tax dean even at dinner time for example with the family absolutely anything you'll see signs outside of their texting engagements like if they're interacting with other people and they -- an immediate response in face time.
Because now they're being affected by -- bear technology.
You say that parents have to -- a good example themselves basically don't be at the dinner table or don't ignore your kids because you're texting yourself imperative that parents role model.
Healthy technology behavior put the texting down if you're getting together with your kid if you're going out some -- if you're at dinner put it down -- talk to me about these scenarios that you say parents should set up for their kids this is fascinating.
It is fascinating so appeared to do is.
Have a schedule time where it is specifically.
For homework have a -- time where it is specifically for Texans haven't they have a structured routine that's helpful for their kids but the other component not just about structured.
And limited -- time.
Is that scenarios for them to interact with other people they like at a restaurant -- them order something that -- at -- order of the food won't make phone calls and that kind of thing yeah SNL let me just talk and teach them hey if a friend comes over stated that -- was great having you here today -- -- -- and thanks so much some good advice and financial help parents out.
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