The modern day parenting involves active use of social media! But how is it affecting your kids? Let’s find out..
Are you one of those pretty-Facebook-moms who posts about her baby’s meal and poop on daily basis, or the one who is busy Instagram-ing a happy-family. No? Then, you must be that mobile mommy who is always generously tweeting about motherhood and happily clicking selfies so she could send out the message of a Pinterest-perfect-family-culture. Whatever be your favorite social media platform, I am not ashamed to admit that I am perhaps all the above.
With most of my mommy friends and followers posting and sharing (often bragging) about their little ones, I too thought of not staying behind. So, one day I just posted a picture of my baby and it fetched some 400 likes! I thought it’s so cool to be bragging about the kids and lives. How little did I realize that this sharing or rather the business of “overshare-ing” was somewhere affecting my personal life and that of other ‘mommy friends’. Let me sum this up in a simple line: We- today’s smartphone savvy moms and dads are living a fake life. The one which is made of virtual-ity, that same one which is far from reality! Continue reading..
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