Example 6: Unsupervised Time With Peers and Monitoring

Video length: 1:48

Transcript

Scene 1: Dad doesn't pay attention

Son speaking:

Hey dad!

Father speaking:

Hey Keith!

Son speaking:

Am I late for dinner?

Father speaking:

Well probably, but dinner is not ready yet. What you’ve been doing?

Son speaking:

Nothing much! Just been over Willy’s house. 

Father speaking:

Hmm How’s Willy? 

Son speaking:

Willy is good. I am gonna go wash up.

Father speaking:

Ok!

Scene 2: Dad follows up

Son speaking:

Hey dad!

Father speaking:

Hey Keith!

Son speaking:

Am I late for dinner? 

Father speaking:

Well you are an hour late, but dinner is not ready yet. What you’ve been doing?

Son speaking:

Nothing much, just been over at Willy’s house. I’m gonna go wash up. 

Father speaking:

Wait a second, Willy’s house, I thought you were at basketball practice.

Son speaking:

Well practice was cancelled, so I decided to go over to Willy’s house to shoot some hoops. 

Father speaking:

And Willy’s parents aren’t home after school, are they? 

Son speaking:

Well, no they’re not but we stayed outside, we didn’t go in. 

Father speaking:

Have a seat. Keith it looks like we need a couple of rules here.  First, when your plans change you need to call  and second, if you’re at someone’s house, inside or out, parents need to be home. 

Son speaking:

ok but we weren’t doing anything wrong. 

Father speaking:

I know, but from now on these are the rules. Ok?

Son speaking:

Ok!

Father speaking:

Now go wash up and I’m going to call Willy’s parents and let them know about these rules. 

Son speaking:

Alright!

Father speaking:

Alright