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Keep Calm Mother On! with Christy Thomas

Jul 31, 2020

 Today's guest is Stacey Steinberg.  She is a mom and a photographer.  She is a professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Stacey supervises the Gator TeamChild Juvenile Law Clinic, where alongside her students, she represents abused and neglected children in court. Stacey used her unique skill set and view as a mother to write a groundbreaking book about thinking about sharing our kids online.  Bonus-- Stacey continues to share her kids on social media, BUT only with her child's permission. 

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Talking Points

  • Stacey's personal journey
  • What are the risks of sharing our kids online?
  • Talking to kids about consent 
  • The power of sharing and creating change
  • What is a digital footprint?
  • How do we teach our kids to use social media?
  • How do we talk with our family and friends and organizations to protect our kids?
  • What would you do if your child went viral?


Self-Care Idea:  Notice the leaves on a tree, let yourself use nature to detach for a moment from the stress of the world.  Find beauty.

Play Idea: Be silly, tap into the joy of parenting that is usually just under the surface.  Sing opera, tickle, carry a kid upside down.



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