A busy email list for parents working in ‘The City’ asked me if I would write a few words about sharenting. It finishes:
Conversations about digital and social media should be an everyday conversation in most households. Think before you post about your children, whether this will cause them embarrassment, or to be bullied. As they get older, ask permission before you post content. Be prepared to take content down, but we over-curate our lives, and as Aimee Horton from passthegin.co.uk says, at some point children need to learn to laugh at themselves, and there’s a difference between amusing (shared with love) and harmful content. There are no fixed rules, but having a bit of thought about what you are posting and where you’re posting it is the critical thing.