SEMINAR HELPS PARENTS, TEENS NAVIGATE DIGITAL WORLD

Story by WVUA 23’s Maria Blough.

It can be daunting raising children in a world of Snapchat, Facebook and Twitter. A seminar held this past weekend sought to help parents navigate it.

<p>The North Tuscaloosa Church of Christ hosted the Active Digital Parenting Seminar on Friday and Saturday to help parents and teens live in a digital world.<span lang=”EN”><br></span></p><p dir=”ltr”>“It’s good to equip parents to give them the best chance to help them with their kids as they’re raising kids in a digital age,” said Harrison Gibbs, the event’s coordinator.</p><p>The seminar focused on topics such as general internet safety, social networks and securing digital devices. It taught participants how to use tools like parental controls to keep their kids safe.</p><p>“<span id=”x_gmail-docs-internal-guid-85b59bd8-7fff-5e91-b22c-c4f043993403″>“Every parent nowadays is a digital parent,” said Chad Landman, the seminar’s speaker. “It’s really important for them to be paying attention, to be focused on that and to learn the ways and the tools and the resources that they can use to help parent their kids.”</span></p>

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