When my friend and colleague Jason Brand, a Berkeley, Calif.-based family therapist, points an article out to me, I pay attention. He and I were discussing resilience as a protective factor in children's use of social media, and Jason pointed out an article in Scientific American by psychologist Abigail Baird at Vassar College. She wrote it in 2010, when emotions around the tragic case of … [Read more...] about Bullying: How an ‘authoritative’ parenting style can help
Parenting or (digital) public humiliation?
After I wrote "The trust factor in parenting online kids," I read an insightful commentary by parent, author, and professor Lynn Schofield Clark in Psychology Today – "Disciplining Teens for Online Mistakes" – which touches on monitoring as well as the issue of parenting in public that I wrote about recently too. We definitely resonate, but Lynn is a scholar, writing a neutral piece that describes … [Read more...] about Parenting or (digital) public humiliation?