Have you seen the statistics? I was shocked to learn that, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation, children 8-18 years of age spend more than 7.5 hours a day using a smartphone, computer, television or other electronic devices. Aren't you just as shocked as I am? That is a TON of time! While it can be hard to imagine all of the screen time that today's youth encounter, it's a reality that isn't going anywhere anytime soon.
We have to face it; modern technology is here to stay. So, we as parents must learn to navigate and safely incorporate it all, into our children's lives.
There are plenty of ways that we as parents can ensure that our kids are using Internet technology and mobile devices in a responsible way. If you're feeling a bit overwhelmed, and don't quite know where to start, we've rounded up these valuable tips, from the experts at AT&T.