Kids today are growing up in an age defined by access to the internet, online devices and an increasingly connected world through social media. Parents navigating this world must make difficult decisions about what online activity to allow their children to partake in and how to protect kids from …Read More »
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What to Do When Your Child Wants to Be an Influencer
Looking at the back-to-school pictures this past September, I noticed many included kids holding chalkboard signs with categories such as teacher’s name, grade year and favorite subject. The part that stuck out for me was under the headline “What do you want to be when you grow up?” A majority …Read More »
Should You Monitor Teens’ Online Conversations?
Last year, when my son was 13, his father and I learned that he had been part of a “group chat” with other adolescents—a handful or so boys and one girl—via some Smartphone app (yes, I’m a bit of a techno luddite), in which the quote-un-quote chatting eventually devolved into …Read More »