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Kids & Tech: Trying to keep your child connected and protected

Parenthood. / S.S. Portfolio / The Grind / November 15, 2016

Let’s be honest: In 2016 it’s hard to keep kids, well… kids.

They’re so surrounded by media that it seems they’re aware of far more than many of us were at their age. It’s the blessing and the curse of technology.

Take my 11 year-old daughter.

After years of dodging her bullets — read: requests for a cell phone — with such precision and charisma that the oracle might’ve second guessed whether Neo was indeed the one, her father and I finally gave in.

A few months after giving our daughter a cell phone, she received a sexually explicit text message.

Click here to read the full story on PhillyVoice.com and find out which three apps are working to keep your kid connected and protected!


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