Parenting in the Digital Ageby mobicip 3 years ago
Perhaps the greatest change in parent-child relationship has occurred in the past two decades, with the advent of the digital age. This change is most noticeable in the relationship between an adolescent child and the parent. The knee-jerk reaction is to believe that the digital age has deteriorated the relationship between the parent and adolescent child. But, a more rational approach shows that such stressors have always existed in different avatars and technology has in fact improved the relationship between the parent and adolescent child. The digital age has altered the hierarchial nature of conventional parent-child relationship into a form that is more equal, intimate, and egalitarian than it has been in the past.