Sometimes I wish there was a comprehensive handbook given to every parent when they leave the hospital with their new bundle. A real ‘how-to’ guide that provided concrete, black and white rules that you simply needed to implement to have a stress free experience with your child. How I wish!!
But instead we have to make-up our own rules, work super hard to uphold them and then quite often change them.
And doesn’t parenting and social media fit into this category!
Most of us are aware that Facebook requires users to be 13 in order to be eligible to sign up. Instagram requires its followers to be at least 13 before they can create an account. And Snapchat is not intended for children under the age of 13 and requires minors to have permission from a parent before using the network.
Whilst many parents are committed to keeping their children…