Posts tagged "social media"

Great advice for teens about social media from a surprising source

Great advice for teens about social media from a surprising source
When a tween or teen dives into the world of social media, it can be similar to jumping off the dive into the deep end of the pool. But perhaps there’s a little blue bird available to offer some wisdom and guidance. The Twitter Help Center has a section dedicated just to teens, and it... Read more »

Instagram beauty pageants illustrate need for parental involvement with tweens and phones

Instagram beauty pageants illustrate need for parental involvement with tweens and phones
A post making its way around the internet details how children are using Instagram, and not always for sharing pictures. They are having beauty contests and all other kinds of shenanigans as one mom found out when checking out her 10 year-old daughter’s feed. This raises a whole host of issues about tweens and social... Read more »

Your kid won't be invited to every party, but that is okay

Your kid won't be invited to every party, but that is okay
No one wants to feel left out. To avoid that, preschools and elementary schools encourage, and some require, that all students in a class be invited to birthday parties. But how long do we perpetuate the idea that  everyone is friends with everyone? Unfortunately, our children are not going to be invited to every single... Read more »
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