TOP TIPS TO SHUT DOWN PARENTAL OVER­SHAR­ING

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1 Al­ways keep your child’s dig­nity front of mind. Think about how you would feel be­ing pho­tographed or filmed in the same sit­u­a­tion.

2 Where pos­si­ble, ex­plain to the child what you are do­ing and get them in­volved. If they show signs of dis­com­fort, stop.

3 Check your pri­vacy set­tings on all your de­vices to make sure so­cial me­dia posts in­volv­ing chil­dren are not be­ing shared pub­licly un­in­ten­tion­ally.

4 Think about the com­ments

pub­lic videos or pho­tographs might at­tract and be mind­ful about how your chil­dren might feel read­ing them.

5 Not ev­ery pho­to­graph or video needs to be shared with ev­ery­one.

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