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By: Lillian Doremus

These familiar V Team parents share details about their digital family values.

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With the recent launch of Just Kids, we continue to drive home the importance of digital responsibility. With kids kicking off “negotiations” for a smartphone at a young age these days, parents share real concerns about it. Let’s face it, getting our kids connected keeps them safer in a host of ways; but with freedom comes responsibility.

Whether it’s a contract or a good old-fashioned talking to, we’ve got to be prepared for anything -- while maintaining a sense of humor. Here are a few familiar faces sharing their parenting in the digital world stories.

...on growing up with technology.

...on managing a tech family of four.

...on having the conversation.

...on her kids and their phones.

...on navigating the web.

Need Help?

For information about parenting in the digital age, be sure to check out the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) website. As one of the founding members of FOSI, we’ve partnered with Stephen Balkam on a number of digital parenting initiatives we’re sure you’ll find helpful. And while you’re at it, you’ll want to check out our new family tech page too.

What are some of your digital parenting rules? Share below.

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About the author(s):

Lillian Doremus is a member of the Verizon HR Communications team. She highlights workplace culture and employee achievements.

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