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Marianne Stenger is a writer with Open Colleges.
Find her on Twitter @MarianneStenger The article was featured on ABC Splash.
She has written a thought provoking article about what she calls ‘sharenting’
These days if you don’t take a picture of something and post about it, it may as well never have happened. Whether it’s a child’s first steps or an amusing anecdote about a potty training mishap, most of us think nothing of sharing our childrearing highs and lows publicly through personal blogs or sites like Facebook and YouTube.
But do we ever go too far when it comes to swapping parenting tales online?
A recent survey by the University of Michigan’s CS Mott Children’s Hospital shows that more than half of mothers and a third of fathers use social media to discuss everything from bedtime struggles to eating tips, and over 70% of parents feel that another parent has at one point shared too much information. Read the full article