I used to be a click-happy mama who would share A LOT of photos of my children on social media networks like Facebook and Instagram. But lately I’ve toned things down a bit after realizing that compromising my children’s privacy might not be worth the likes. In fact, it wasn’t until my 7-year-old daughter asked me to not put a picture on Instagram that I took of her that I figured I needed to reassess my personal social media practices.
In fact, it looks like more and more parents out there think that it’s about time we stopped sharing EVERY moment of our children’s lives, including the not so glamorous ones.
One mother in particular fumed on Net Mums about seeing sick (or rather “poorly”) children on her Facebook feed everyday. Here were some of the comments: