Take Off the Digital Training Wheels

Want to remove your child’s digital training wheels and give more control to your teen over their online choices? Then open a conversation and ask them about apps. It’s really as simple as that; share your favorite apps and ask them to share what they’re using and how. Ask questions and keep the lines of communication open. You’ll be able to gently influence by sharing what you’re doing and using. So ask about their day at school and ask about apps; you’ll be amazed at how much your teen will share if you listen without judgment.

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About Melissa Ford

Melissa Ford is the senior strategist at Women Online. As a writer, she covers a diverse range of topics including education, health, technology, and parenting. She is also the mother of amazing twin teens.

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