31. Social Media: What are our kids up to and should we be worried?

Dr. David Hill, author of “Dad to Dad,” and a co-host of the AAP Pediatrics on Call podcast joins me to discuss social media use and our kids. He shares thoughts on how to reinforce its positive impacts and to navigate the pitfalls Dr. Hill outlines strategies to share with parents and talking points for pediatric clinicians

Take a listen and learn to promote the positive use of social media among kids!

[00:01 – 06:53] Opening Segment

  • Let’s welcome, Dr. David Hill
  • His path to broadcasting and podcasting 

[06:54 – 16:15] Impact of Social Media on Kids

  • The positive impact of social media on kids 
  • Care for yourself with these tips from us
  • David talks about divorce and separation

[16:16 – 28:56] Self-Efficacy Among Kids

  • The negative effects of social media on kids 
  • Reinforce self-efficacy among kids
  • David tells us how 
  • Listen to David’s thoughts about gaming disorders 

[28:57 – 39:25] Advice for Parents

  • Hear David’s insights about the role of sleep in our lives 
  • What parents should learn from David 
  • David’s message for his resident self 

[39:26 – 46:35] Closing Segment

  • Finals takeaways
  • Social media can be positive 
  • When does social media become a concern?
  • Problematic internet behaviors 
  • Suggestions for parents to regulate social media use among kids

 

Tweetable Quotes:

“This line that separates the electronic world and the real world is a very fuzzy, fuzze line, and sometimes it’s just not there at all.” – Dr. David Hill

“We want to put our kids in charge of their own wellbeing.” – Dr. David Hill

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