Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Being Appropriate and Being a Teenager

Those of you who have been following my blog, know that my kids are now teenagers. Those of you who didn't know, now do. When our kids grow to be teenagers, they are exposed to a world they have never experienced before. They are more free to use the Internet more and watch movies with a higher rating than G. How much exposure is too my exposure? We have been working on what is appropriate and not appropriate for our teenagers to look at and repost. Especially on Pinterest. Pinterest is a dictionary full of everything the Web has to offer all on one page. You see something you like, you pin it. It's as simple as that. That picture leads you to a website that may possibly have more things to check out. Our youngest is into humorous things that have to do with romance. While we are still working on getting her to understand the whole concept on what some of these pins that she is pinning are not appropriate, she still sees the funny side of them. Because of that we have to remind her that she needs to read the entire pin before repinning it to her page. We also monitor their social media pages and emails. This helps us to remind them that we are the parents and that they do not have full control of social media. For now I just need to:

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