'Raising Children in a Digital Age' is 'Sensible' says @FT #DigitalParenting

Great to be described as sensible (advice!) in amongst the scare texts: That might be a hard message for many parents to swallow, particularly coming from someone employed by Microsoft. I am apt myself to flinch whenever I see my children spending too long at any screen. And the plethora of books that tell parents how to control their children’s internet behaviour demonstrates the fears this is inspiring. (Check out, for example, the sensible Raising Children…

'Learning the Law of the Digital Jungle' in @Telegraph #DigitalParenting

So today, after several conversations with Anna Tyzack from the Telegraph (Weekend) - a piece appeared today, starting: Don’t mention the words “digital jungle” to social media expert Dr Bex Lewis. In her new book, Raising Children in a Digital Age, she encourages parents to stop regarding the Internet as a terrifying wilderness rife with predators. “It’s a landscape with so much to offer young people if only you show them how to use it…
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