For better or worse, social media has completely revolutionized our world. So how do we as parents in the digital age navigate the world of smartphones and social media with our kids? On the Be Socially Smart Podcast, we’ll keep you informed and up to date on all things technology and social media. Whether you are a parent of a teen, tween or elementary age kid, this podcast is for you. Be sure to subscribe on your preferred podcast platform so you don’t miss a single episode.
How do we set boundaries for our kids relating to their phones and social media? Have you recently found yourself asking this question? While many parents have tried implementing rules for how technology can be used, we’ve found that setting rules can actually lead to some unforeseen downsides.
In today’s episode, we’ll discuss why it’s actually more beneficial to create a social media agreement with our kids. Rules are meant to be broken, but a social media agreement is two parties working together to set reasonable boundaries. Listen to this episode for thoughts on how to start the conversation and implement agreements with your own family.