Digital Parenting: are Spyware the Key?

With children today being more and more exposed to the digital world at a young age, parenting also needs to face the new challenges that come with it. Many parents choose to use spyware apps on their children’s devices to monitor their activity, however this may not work.

Children sometimes are more tech savvy than parents as they are exposed to technology at such a young age, therefore they can find many loopholes and ways to get around the app. Some even become the administrators of the app and take control.

One family the Dannemans believe that communicating with their children and emphasizing safety measures and do’s and don’ts and letting their children understand what is the right thing compared to the wrong is the most important way. Just like teaching children the rules of crossing the road, it is important to let them know and understand the rules of using phones and computers.

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