Technology Can Strengthen Relationships With Teens! Here's How! by Holly Budde
My daughter and friends spend all their time on Snapchat. Often she records me doing silly antics. At first, I wasn't comfortable being in her videos. Then I realized, she's playing with me! She's 14 and playing with Mom.
So now when she asks me to do this dance or try this trick with her phone in hand, I do! Sometimes she records me; sometimes it's just a picture. What I've learned from this is that her friends think "she's lucky" because I play around with her like that.
Teens and tweens are a special group – they’ll remain open with you if you play along!