Dating in Middle School: Tips for Parents

Have a conversation about dating

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Parents need to have these conversations early and often with their children. “The first time that you talk with your child about relationships shouldn’t be when there is a big problem,” says Casey Corcoran, program director for Children & Youth at Futures Without Violence. “It needs to be an ongoing regular conversation.”

Do you allow your children to watch TV or play on the computer before doing their homework?