Like the rest of the world, we are currently going through unprecedented times. Closures and restructuring, working and schooling from home, learning to approach life in an entirely new way.
For the generations that grew up in the digital age, technology has been relatively easy to adapt to.
First, can we all just take a moment to appreciate what we have been through AND what we are still living through? Parenting before was really, really hard. Right now…. Well, I don’t even think I could adequately put it into words.
Having the online safety talk is not a one-time matter, the conversation needs to be ongoing.
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Reading the news this morning, I saw yet another headline stating how our digital age is isolating and dividing people instead of uniting and drawing us closer. This often seems like an ugly side effect of our modern society.
In late 2017, I sat with 50 other parents listening intently to an Internet Safety Specialist tell us everything that is wrong and dangerous about kids online.
With a few weeks of the back to school season under our belts, it is easier to step back and examine our daily routines. Are our children making it to school on time? Are they eating a balanced diet? Are they spending too much time online? Are those interactions healthy?
Have you ever been in a restaurant and observed someone taking a picture of their food? You might overhear them telling their tablemates it was #ForTheGram. Or at home, your child just advocated for their summer vacation suggestion to be chosen because it was #ForTheGram. What does that mean?