Mama Sass

Monitoring teens’ social networking too big a job for Mom alone

I’ve always been an “I got this” mom.

I never used one of those kid leashes. Never hired a nanny or tutor. Never relied upon family or friends as caretakers. Heck, I never even used that monitor I got at my baby shower. I always preferred to do it myself. I just considered it part of the mom job.

Then the Internet entered my daughters’ lives. Trying to keep up with their social networking activity has become so overwhelming that I am finally, after 14 years, waving the white flag in surrender.

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