Digital Parenting

…I know, for example, that the rules matter. If I plan to hold my kids
to high standards in their online interactions (and I do), I need to
respect (and insist that my kids respect) the rules that are in place.
For example, Facebook says you can’t have an account until you’re 13.
Whether I agree with that or not is entirely irrelevant: it’s their
site. If I circumvent that and allow my 12 year old to lie about his
age to get an account, I’m telling him he only has to stick to the
rules he likes. I’d like to start this journey on firmer moral ground. {read more at}