How to Connect With Your Tech Obsessed Teen

Do conversations with your offspring begin with a blank stare, as if they suddenly stopped understanding the English language?

This was the first clue something had changed in our house. I started getting drawn-out “ugggh…” noises, followed by eye rolls and lightning-fast departures — all before I could finish my latest tirade about grades, chores, sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll. In reality, all I wanted to know was what’s for dinner tonight.