Facebook: fun or stressful?

Last night, I posted some photos of Jack to my Facebook page. As a working mom, I love how social media makes it super easy to share updates with my friends and family.

But I also know that social media brings lots of worries to parents, especially those with teenagers. According to a new survey of parents of teens, more than half of them are worried about cyberbullying.

I may have a few years ahead of me before Jack has Internet privileges, but it’s never too early to think about setting limits and resolving conflicts. Child psychologist Dr. Laura Saunders recently did an interview about cyberbullying, which I found really helpful. The last minute in particular has some good advice:

Are your kids on Facebook? When do you think they’re ready for social media? We want to hear from you!

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