LOS ANGELES (FOX 11) - There's a lot going on in the parenting world this week and so we have Fox 11 Parenting Contributor Donna Tetreault here to break it all down.
-There's a new bill being proposed in California that would let schools suspend or expel kids for sexting. Assembly Bill 2536 would also require that health classes include information on the dangers of sharing scandalous content.
Parent Tip: Don't just rely on the state, talk to your kids
-The LA Times is reporting that there have been 13 baseball coaches at Westlake High School since 1985. The reason for all the turn-over? Well, according to the report, overbearing parents. Last summer, former Dodgers outfielder, Billy Ashley, stepped down after three seasons because there were too many parent conflicts.
Parent Tip: The reality is that only 1 percent gets drafted
-Approximately 54 percent of people in the UK said that the constant checking of cell phones at the dinner table is the most likely the cause of a dinner time argument. And so now one restaurant chain is saying enough is enough! The Beefeater chain is declaring a 'NO PHONE ZONE' in all its restaurants.
Parent Tip: Studies show regular family dinners lower high risk teenage behavior
-Anyone can get slimed this weekend! The Kids’ Choice Awards is raiding The Forum on March 12. And to help kick off the big event, Nickelodeon and Toyota have teamed up to give LA locals the chance to get slimed. The famous slime booth will set up shop at Hollywood & Highland THIS WEEKEND (Friday – Sunday) from 2 – 7 p.m.
Parent Tip: Play with your kids and get slimed!