Kids these days, with their pixels and their googles and their tweeters.
But seriously, folks. Parents around my own age are among those straddling the line between the pre- and post-Internet world, the last generation of moms and dads who grew up without ubiquitous connectivity. With no preexisting template for how to raise a kid in a world of smartphones and social media, we’re left to make it up as we go along, to try and make wise choices for our kids while still figuring out how all of this new technology fits into our own lives. It’s a lot to juggle!
To talk about kids, parenting, and tech, I’ve got two great guests, Catherine Dunphy and Chris Sawyer.
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The iMortal Show, Episode 4: “Unprecedented Parenting”
Originally recorded October 16, 2014.
Produced and hosted by Paul Fidalgo.
Theme music by Smooth McGroove, used with permission.
Running time: 56 minutes
Links from the show:
- Catherine at Rational Doubt here on Patheos, her Tumblr Wonderings of an Atheist Chaplain, and on Twitter as @CADunphy
- Chris on Twitter: @videosawyer.
- Allison Slater Tate at Washington Post: “Parenting as a Gen Xer: We’re the first generation of parents in the age of iEverything”