We need to reframe the function of a PTA from shallow facilitation of events and fundraising to a circle of support and protection – where our children could turn to for meaningful resources.
My son would often return from youth soccer practices bewildered and sad. His teammates chastised him for making mistakes. The coach would appear right before the practice and disappear immediately after. I was livid.
My wife and I have noticed the more time my son interacts with his devices, the more difficult it is for him to control his negative impulses.