Keeping track of a number of stories relating to ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age‘ in the news:
Living life in a digital world: Even my 14-month-old daughter reaches for the smartphone and laptop. She mimics a phone call with the iPhone and taps away dutifully on Mommy and Daddy’s computers. As adorable as it is to watch my little techy, as a parent I want her to explore all aspects of life. I want her to play in dirt, experience face-to-face play-dates, build snowmen, go fishing with Daddy, help with the garden and overall, appreciate the great outdoors. I also want her to love the library and holding a real book. I want her to enjoy quiet moments. As she grows, I want her to know when it is time to unplug, understand when a conversation should happen in person and know that the Internet does not define her life.
- Anonymous ‘deep web’ is new frontier of child exploitation, conference told: The new frontier for child pornography is the anonymous “deep web” and it will be paid for with hard to track virtual currencies such as Bitcoin, the president of the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children told an Ottawa conference Saturday.