Parenting: Dealing with Teens' Musical Tastes

Fairfax City Patch blogger takes on how to deal with obscene music

Most parents of teens have dealt with it: The moment you walk up the stairs and hear music blasting from your child's room — punctuated by words you'd never want to hear come out of their mouth.

In her blog this week, Sarah Hamaker deals with the age-old clash between parents and their kids' music. 

Some of her advice: "Be prepared to level consequences for infractions—the bigger, the better—to make an impression that will hopefully deter her from committing the same song."

How have you dealt with inappropriate music in your house? Tell us in the comments.


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