‘Social media was NOT developed for children. I can’t picture an even worse time to gain access to it than middle school.’: Mother advises us to restrict social networks access, ‘do not consider that smart device power in your house’
“I actually enjoy intermediate school kids. I have two of them! If you have actually been through middle-school parenting, you may have seen what I see: Odd things appear to happen to a tween’s brain the very first day they stroll into middle school.
One may sum up their primary objectives in life by doing this:
To be amusing at all expenses. (For this reason, the ridiculous restroom jokes, talking at unsuitable times in class, and the ‘anything it requires popular’ attitude.)
To focus on SELF– their clothes, their nose, their body, and their hair.
To try new things. They are playing ‘dress up’ with their identity, trying out things to see what fits. They are impulsive and scattered, they are up and they are down, and it even seems that they have actually regressed in their advancement on their quest for self-reliance.