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Are parents oversharing on social media?

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2016-12-16 14:57

Lauren Apfel(US)

The big reason to share is to build a community. Raising children is a more isolated endeavor than ever before. I live, for example, thousands of miles from my family. In this atmosphere of modern parenthood, we all struggle to make it through the day, and the internet has become an incredible source of support. In the early years of mothering twins, one of the things that brought me the most happiness was posting pictures of them on Facebook. Sharing those photos and engaging with an online community was a lifeline.

Are parents oversharing on social media?

A mother takes a selfie with her daughter on October 12, 2016. [Photo/IC]

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