"The Kids Are Alright” features Jesse Miller, an expert educator of social media, digital citizenship and mobile technology to both children and adults. Through candid conversation with podcast producer and parent Laurie Case they help break down some of the most perplexing issues facing anyone trying to guide their youngster through the complex world of new media and technology. They talk to experts, they break down current issues, they answer questions and they riff about their own experiences and concerns with their kids around technology and social media. Jesse is a smart guy and Laurie is a perplexed parent - so together they make a terrific duo.
Jesse and Laurie kick off the series with a big picture discussion about kids and technology and what parenting these days looks like around these topics. They recognize that this is the first generation of parents dealing with technology, social media, digital citizenship, internet safety, digital consent etc. so Jesse and Laurie start with the basics. They then dive into a discussion that looks at the risks and benefits of raising a child in the digital age.