A Guide to Setting Boundaries, Building Trust, and Raising Responsible Kids in an Online World
By Mindy McKnight
YouTube's favorite mom and co-founder of Cute Girl Hairstyles, Mindy McKnight shares tools parents need to raise responsible kids in a digital world.
A cross between Jen Hatmaker and Rosalind Wiseman, VIRAL PARENTING is a guide to raising responsible, safe, and communicative kids in the digital world. From cell phone contracts, rules for earning an allowance, and creating a family mantra, this book teaches readers to solve problems before they happen.
Using guided conversations, device checks, and respectful but firm oversight, the McKnights have raised a close-knit family and navigated the complexity of being world-wide internet celebrities with grace. in VIRAL PARENTING, Mindy shares all the tools she uses to establish family rules for kids of all ages about privacy, bullying, respectfulness, and family time, while emphasizing the importance of trust and open communication. Her rules help families prevent fights before they happen, and encourage conversation over passive aggressive behavior.
This book teaches parents of any child or teen how to set non-negotiable guidelines and offer a savvy perspective toward privacy that audiences have been begging for. With the use of real cell phone contracts, example allowance agreements, and other tangible solutions to real-life problems, Mindy provides answers to the tough parenting questions in a step-by-step approach.
Mindy McKnight launched the CuteGirlsHairstyles.com website in late 2008 and the subsequent CuteGirlsHairstyles YouTube channel in early 2009. While Mindy's hairstyle tutorials began as a hobby, they have paved the way to a large family social media empire including over 23 million followers across all social platforms, 6 successful YouTube channels, and several highly successful off-platform businesses. The video content created has now been viewed more than 2 billion times worldwide. Mindy is currently ranked as one of the Top-25 Women on YouTube with over 5.6 million subscribers, generating 10 million monthly views. The family has been featured in local, national, and global media outlets including ABCNews' 20/20, Good Morning America, TODAY, Anderson LIVE, Katie, and The View.
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16 May 2019
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