Left to Their Own Devices?
Confident Parenting in a World of Screens
"How do I communicate with my fifteen-year-old, whose phone needs to be surgically removed from her hand?"
"How do I stop my five-year-old from throwing a tantrum when screen time is over?"
"How do I help my child to stay safe online?"
Technology is advancing at top speed, heralding a world of choice and opportunity. Sometimes we struggle to navigate each new turn ourselves. So how can we equip our children to make good choices and not only deal with all the hidden dangers but also recognize and take hold of the positive opportunities?
This clear, informative book explores the impact of the digital world on teenagers and younger children, giving helpful advice on screen time, social media, and consumer culture as well as more serious issues such as online bullying, grooming, and pornography. In an age of digital confusion, Katharine Hill's calm wisdom and practical guidance will help anyone who wants to confidently parent in a world full of screens.
Katharine Hill is the UK director for Care for the Family. She speaks, writes, and broadcasts widely on family matters, and blogs regularly for HuffPost. She has practiced as a family lawyer and served as a board member for the International Commission for Couple and Family Relations as well as a member of a government advisory group on family issues. Katharine is married to Richard and they have four grown children.