Parental Guidance: Digital Age

Do today’s parents see technology as part of their family, or as the omnipresent black mirror that their children will love more than them? We find out in the latest episode of Parental Guidance.
February 9, 2018, 6:26pm

Since LeapFrogs and iPads became this decade’s stand-in for using TV as a babysitter, the questions around kids' increasingly involved relationship with technology continues to be top of mind for many parents. While some embrace the potential for technology to enrich children's lives, others view it as a corrupting influence and look for ways to limit their kids’ exposure to technology—if not an entirely unplugged childhood. We met with parents at different points on this spectrum to see how they’re approaching the ever-evolving challenges of raising kids in a tech-filled world.