Using Social Media to Foster Closeness With Your Kids After Divorce
As your kids grow, so too does the space between you. It’s a natural progression that can sometimes feel the furthest thing from ‘natural’. Throw divorce in the mix and you might as well buy a megaphone to be heard across the chasm that can emerge. However, using social media to foster closeness with your kids offers you the opportunity to attempt to close this gap. If done right, you may get some semblance of communication that feels normal enough to make you breathe a sigh of relief. What the Brains Say A study by Brigham Young University regarding parent-child social media relations is being cited across the digital parenting universe. Reported in the journal, Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, this study found that being connected to your child through social media can be a positive experience. It stated “higher pro-social behavior, lower relational aggression, and [lower] internalizing behavior” as

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