Marti and Kim Insley Discuss Making Prom and Graduation Parties Safe and Appropriate
The next few weeks will be very special ones for many high school students around the country. Prom night is supposed to be fun and romantic — a night to remember forever. And graduation is a major milestone — a night to celebrate in some spectacular way.
But these special events also are a time of risky behavior and, too often, discomfort for kids and parents alike. So what can parents do to help their kids have a fun and memorable time within safe and appropriate boundaries? How can parents counter the pressure to relax their rules and values “just this once”?
Marti Erickson, Child Development Expert, visited KARE 11 Sunrise for some tips for parents.