Parenting in the Age of Screens and Social Media
There are many benefits to social media and technology, and there can also be some issues with children and screen time. For example, in the last few decades, our society has developed and used mobile technology at a fast competitive rate. Unfortunately, this technology has had a profound negative impact on children and their increasing screen usage. This class will explore some recommendations for managing screen time and how to raise healthy children in the age of social media. We will explore the impact screens have on our parenting relationships. Additionally, we will discuss children's usage of different social platforms, usage trends, and how parents can help mitigate the impacts on their child's mental health. Parents will learn how to avoid falling into screen traps in this class.