Prom night elicits many contrasting emotions for both your teenager and you. Your son or daughter could have a million questions about what to expect. The fact that prom night is the highlight of their year makes it even more unnerving. This is an event that requires you to flex your parenting muscles to ensure your teenager’s anxiety, and your own, is dealt with appropriately. Let’s see what you can do to prepare for this event as a parent.
The best place to start is for both of your to be on the same page about your expectations. Sarah Graves gives some handy tips in the following post:
Best Tips to Help Parents Prep for Prom Night
Spring is just around the corner, and that means that high school students are buzzing with excitement about prom. Some may already have their dates, while others may be collaborating on their complex “promposals” and post-prom weekend plans. From tuxedos to prom dresses, limo rides to song requests, teens are busy doing everything they can to make this a perfect night. While this can be a stressful time for some teenagers, it can prove to be even more stressful for their parents. Every parent wants their child to have a memorable prom, and they may feel pressure to help prepare for the big night. Parents can follow these rules to ensure that their teenager’s prom is one of a kind. Read more at TODAY.com…
You will need to do your homework and get all the necessary info before the material day if it’s going to be a peaceful night. On the other hand, don’t stress too much - you should also enjoy this milestone in your teenager’s life.
If you are wondering how you’re going to agree on the rules and expectations, or talk about stuff that makes both of you uncomfortable, here are some insights from a parenting expert:
JOANI GELTMAN’S SIX-STEP PROM-SURVIVAL GUIDE
1) “I get it” pre-prom opportunities for parents to talk to their teens:
- “I am so excited for you.”
- “I know how much fun you are going to have.”
- “I know there will be some situations that you have never been in before, let's figure out what they might be and put a plan together.” Read more at USA Today…
The best approach to use when talking to your teenager about prom is to be as natural and normal as you can, as opposed to making it feel like a formal meeting. That way, it’ll be less awkward.
One of the key elements of a successful prom night experience is transportation. The kind of transport you choose for your teenager can be the icing on the cake if you make the right choice. The following post explains some of your options:
Prom Transportation for a Parent’s Peace of Mind...
Booking a limo, trolley, or party bus rental for prom is a win-win for parents and their teenagers….
Tips for booking a prom limo or party bus:
- Know how many people will be on the party bus. Remember that most of the time students all pitch in to get a prom limo. This means that the more people you have on the bus, the better value because it lowers the cost per person.
- Save money by having everyone meet at one place.
- Make sure your group riding in the prom limo, trolley, or bus charter is responsible. The person with the credit card on file will be charged for any damage done!
Know how long you’ll need the prom transportation - pick-up time to estimated drop-off time. Read more at Aries Charter Transportation Inc…
Find out the important information about the transportation company you want to hire for your teenager. That includes insurance, the cleanliness of the car, and the terms of the contract.
If you’re in Charlottesville or Central Virginia and are looking for a reliable transportation company to which you can entrust your teenager, Camryn Limousine is the company of choice. Our commitment to excellence is the reason why we were named National Operator of the Year.
We have a reasonable prom package for you, and knowing that our professional chauffeurs are behind the wheel should give you the peace of mind you need. Call us on (434) 990-9070 or visit our website for more information. Make your early reservation today!