MYSPACE FOR MOMS AND DADS by Connie Neal
(Zondervan, March 2007)
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If youíre a parent, you canít ignore
MySpaceóbut you donít have to be intimidated by it. This simple,
step-by-step exploration of what MySpace means in YOUR teenís life
helps even computer-challenged parents understand this communication
revolution and make informed, confident decisions about their teenagerís
use of MySpace.
Moms and dadsóhere it is at last!
A quick, sweeping overview of MySpace: what it is, how it works, and why
it is so important to your teen. Youíll find out how to work through
important issues with your teen in a way that strengthens your
relationship and helps resolve conflicts over social networking.
Whether youíre computer-illiterate or a
seasoned Web-surfer, MySpace for Moms and Dads will help you
understand the social networking revolution and equip you to make smart,
confident decisions about your sonís or daughterís use of MySpace and
sites like it.
Learn how to minimize the risks of
MySpace and bring out its benefits and positive possibilities. You can
help ensure that your teen uses MySpace safely, but you can also use
MySpace yourself to gain a virtual window into your sonís or daughterís
real world. Find out how to tailor your teenís use of MySpace to his or
her present maturity levelóand deepen your appreciation of the unique
individual your teen is in the bargain.
Includes ● complete glossary ● discussion
starters ● fun quizzes ● negotiation helps for you and your teen ●
resources with complete contact information including non-web and web
is an expert on the intersection of parenting and pop culture. A parent of
two teenagers and one college student, she also has a decade of experience
as a church youth worker and BA in communication from Pepperdine
University. Connie has authored dozens of books including Whatís a
Christian to Do with Harry Potter? featured in Newsweek and
The Gospel According to Harry Potter featured in Time,
Christianity Today, and Entertainment Weekly. Neal lives near