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A Survival Guide to Parenting Teens by Joani Geltman

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teaching your teen safe posting

the too-much-information dilemma

Here's the Problem

Curiosity about “what kind of stuff my kid is posting these days” motivated a mom to check out her daughter's Facebook wall. The mom called me after reading a post that began, “You'll never guess what my mom said the other day about my brother.” Her daughter went on to describe one of those private, good-natured teasing moments when you make a little fun, in a loving way, at a family member's character trait. What this mom read on her daughter's Facebook wall was a detailed recitation of this family's teasing moment directed at her 11-year-old son. These are not ...

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