Raising Tech: Navigating the Online Identity (Premium)


There is an interesting dynamic between parenting and the Internet; I have written a couple of times about enabling my daughter to explore the bounties of technology while also trying to not let it overwhelm her entire existence. But as she grows older, schooling becomes more pervasive, and the fact that we are locked inside for the next few weeks at best, it’s time to revisit the topic of enabling online activity but in a way that is controlled.

I am not forging any new ground here, many others have gone down this path but for me, but this is my first time working intimately with Microsoft’s and Apple’s parental control features. And let me tell you, it’s a pain in the butt.

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