Web log helps parents share rules on raising teens in Davis
— reported by The Davis Enterprise
What is your teen’s curfew? It’s the question of the week on a new blog created by Holmes Junior High School parent Maria Tebbutt.
Several weeks ago, Tebbutt got a brainstorm. Asking friends their opinions on dating, R-rated movies, curfews and other hot topics, she concluded that many more parents than just her circle of friends were probably asking the same things.
But, how to share the information?
After speaking to various parents and school administrators, Tebbutt decided to ditch a traditional survey and go for something a little more high-tech — a Web log, otherwise known as a “blog.” Think of it as a community forum where the public can collect and share information.
Called “Clean Up Your Room,” the blog will cover topics as old as the hills, like curfews and dating. Others will be altogether new for today’s generation of teens, like the Internet and cell phones.
Parents can log onto www.cleanupyourroom.blogspot.com to read what others have to say, as well as post their own comments.