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Children tell foster carers ‘Trust, Don’t Combust’ when talking about online life

Parenting for a Digital Future, a blog about the digital world

London School of Economics.

This article is republished under Creative Commons licence crediting and the author Adrienne Katz.

Young people’s online safety depends on dialogue with their carers, but children in foster care struggle to talk to their carers about sensitive topics such as nudes, body image, racism, bullying, or harms they encounter online.

For www.parenting.digitalAdrienne Katz discusses the role of digital technologies in the lives of children and young people living in foster homes and how restrictive parenting measures might harm rather than help online safety.  Read more

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