It seems crazy to say it, but our teenagers (and even preteenagers) probably know more about smartphones and social media than we do. From selfies to hashtags, the lingo they use often sounds like they're speaking another language. And judging by the amount of time they spend on their phones, you'd think they were befriending a real live person!
If you feel like your teen looks at their phone more than they look at you, you're not alone. Competing with social media is a common parenting battle these days - one that seems like more of a loss than a win. Curious about what your teen does all day on their phone? Check out the infographic below provided by TeenSafe.com. Getting an hour by hour glimpse into their daily smartphone routine might help you relate to your kids just a little bit better. And in today's world, we'll take what we can get.
You can always try these tips to reduce their online time too.