Social Parenting: A Toolbox

Contrary to Facebook’s guidance, a healthy social web is comprised of an ecosystem of diverse platforms, not one that is locked inside a single walled garden. There are still plenty of options out there for parents looking for Facebook-free platforms that offer social networking training wheels to kids.

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(Anti-) Social Media and the (Post-) Parental Blogger

Traditionally, the role of the secret identity in the super-hero trope is anonymity for the protection of loved ones. But when that hero, like Clark Kent, is also a writer, it has added significance in terms of personal fulfillment and professional ethics: the secret identity is what lets him be published on the merits of his work and not his social influence.

I think mom- and dad-bloggers alike have something to learn from this example.

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