My son is a technology freak. If I let him, he’ll become glued to the television set like a blob of clay, moving the controller in jerk like motion from morning until night if I allowed it. At one point last year, it had become a full- blown addiction to the point where he was engaging in sneaky and ungodly behavior (changing passwords, sneaking around at night) just to “get his fix.” My husband and I were at a crossroads. Should we take it away altogether or figure out ways for him to use it but with highly restricted boundaries?
After much prayer and consideration, we came to a conclusion: it is possible to raise godly kids in this technological age! But how do we allow them to use the technology in a godly way without it taking over their lives? Here are seven ways we can parent well in the digital age:
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