Mama, Take Heart

Mama, Take Heart

Robrenna Redl

Face-to-Face Connections in a Screen-to-Screen World - Ep 7

February 03, 2021   ●   32 min

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Robrenna talks with Jonathan McKee about his new book, A Teen’s Guide to Face-to-Face Connections in a Screen-to-Screen World. He wrote the book with his daughter, Alyssa, who is right on the line between Millennial and Gen-Z.

Topics Discussed in This Episode:
• Why 2012 was such a turning point in the digital world
• Why the vulnerability and honesty of younger generations can help us learn how to manage new technologies
• New research on the effects of social media on girls
• What happened when Alyssa decided to take a social media break
• Teaching our kids that what they post now may have repercussions in the future
• The benefits of delaying giving your kids phones (and how you can talk to them about waiting for that coveted phone)
• How to deal with potential predatory behavior in social media apps

Find more from Jonathan:
Becoming Screenwise
Jonathan’s books can be found here.

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