Why parents shouldn’t feel technology shame

From the Atlantic: Why parents shouldn't feel technology shame

What’s the most effective strategy for managing your kids’ use of technology?  In The Atlantic, I map out the three distinct digital parenting styles that I uncovered in two years’ of research into how 10,000 North American parents manage their kids’ online lives. As I show in my story, while preschool parents tend to focus on limiting screen time, and the parents of teens focus on enabling  their kids’ tech use, there’s one path that is stable across all age groups: mentoring, which focuses on encouraging and guiding kid online.

digital parenting by age

Read the whole story at The Atlantic.

Trackbacks/Pingbacks

  1. Pokemon Go: The End of Civilization or a Family Opportunity? - […] interactions, and relationships as much as we may think it does. As Alexandra Samuel points out, parents should resist…

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Share This