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'Sharenthood': Navigating The Digital Age of Parenting


In her new book, Sharenthood, UNH Law Professor Leah A. Plunkett takes on the digital age of parenting and the excessive sharing of children's images and data online. Plunkett urges adults to think before they click, to understand the risks of sharing chldren's digital information and what some protective measures might be. 


Leah A. Plunkett- Professor at the University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law and faculty associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University.  Her new book is Sharenthood: Why We Should Think Before We Talk About Our Kids Online

Related Reading:

"Instagram, Facebook, and the Perils of 'Sharenting,'" a New Yorker review of Sharenthood

A Salon interview with Leah A. Plunkett about Sharenthood and on how to raise kids to be savvy Internet citizens. 

A recent piece by Leah A. Plunkett in the Boston Globe: "Are You Sure You Want To Post That About Your Kids on Facebook? Why Oversharing About Children Today Could End up Hurting Them For Years to Come."  

The MIT Press, publisher of Sharenthood, has created a quiz to determine your "sharenting" style.