Many parents worry about “screen time”. Health risks, developmental impact, and privacy/safety concerns all loom large over the negotiations between parents and kids about media use.Read More
Emmalinda MacLean, co-founder of More Than Sex-Ed, was invited to The Doctors to discuss a controversial sex education book for young children. “Mommy Laid an Egg, or Where Do Babies Come From?” by English author Babbette Cole.
This lighthearted and zany book was published in 1993, and takes the offbeat approach that the parents don't understand where babies come from, and that the kids do a really brilliant job of explaining things to mom and dad. It became a recent internet meme when many social media voices questioned its developmental appropriateness.
At some point, most parents implement some rules for their kids' use of technology and social media. Concern for their kids stumbling upon pornography is just one issue among many that leads parents to monitor and filter internet access.Read More