We are inundated daily with warnings about social media use and misuse by our teens. How are we supposed to keep up?
We need to stay current on what's happening, what to look out for, and how to mitigate potential risks.
I don't mind when teens make mistakes. In fact, I promote it. Mistakes can drive personal growth. However, I also warn teens to avoid the big mistakes - mistakes that are life-altering. Avoid these at all costs:
I recently added #4 to the list - and for good reason. Social media problems are ruining peoples' lives everywhere. Unfortunately, the use of social media has become so widespread, that the odds of someone doing something disastrous are increasing by the minute.