TAKE THE POLL: Is spying on your kids okay? A-Rod spies on his with a bogus Instagram account

August 21, 2019

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Navigating your child's well-being when it comes to social media is one of the many nightmares parents face today.

Alex Rodriguez has figured out one way to handle it that works for him. Since his daughters won't let him follow them, he checks out what they're posting by using a phony Instagram account -- "a dad burner account." Although now that he's admitted this, his daughters -- Natasha (14) and Ella (11) -- are probably working very hard to figure out which account is Dad's!

“My daughters don’t let me follow them on social media. It’s awful....Oh my gosh, they are like the COO and the CEO of my social media craziness, whatever I do.... Every time I post something, usually like, five out of 10, both of them would DM and say, ‘Dad, are you serious? Dad, you know I’m going into high school this year. Dad, this is how bullying starts.’” ~People

Some will say it's wrong to spy on your children. But how else do you handle it? Just trust them to make good choices on their own?

What do you think?

Is it okay to protect your kids by secretly spying on them?

No way. You have to let them learn these lessons for themselves
50% (1 vote)
Absolutely! I have to know what mistakes they're making to guide them
50% (1 vote)
Total votes: 2