Social Media House Rules



As your elementary schoolers age into middle schoolers, they will be exploring more sites online. Do you worry about your tweens getting on social media networks?


The minimum age for most social media networks is 13 years [click here for chart].  Does that mean your kids are ready for them though?


We think it’s possible to achieve an understanding if you work from similar house rules to those for chores and other family agreements.  Think through the issues and research the facts as they make sense to you.


You can create your own list with terms that suite your family, or you can download this sample one from iMom:



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