June 22, 2022
Now that you’ve had a few weeks to workshop your Summer iRules from Part 1 & Part 2 of this series, it’s time to bring it all together! We’ve done some conceptual exercises and some practical exercises. We’ve engaged the stakeholders (other family members, caregivers, co-parents, our children, and teens). We’ve thought about boundaries and values and what we want from our screens. We’ve created a working draft. Now we work towards action and function. Remember, in digital parenting (or any part of parenting) we are not looking for perfection. We are looking to create a solid and dynamic agreement that can be modified and changed with our family’s needs. It’s a starting place and a touchpoint for raising a tech healthy family.
Below are a series of questions and prompts to help finalize your iRules.
- How does my iRules draft realistically fit into our lives? Does it feel idealized or does it feel possible? Improve any points for function over fantasy. We want this to be doable.
- Who might I need to make our iRules function? Who is on my support team for this process? The more support you have, the more successful…