When it comes to monitoring kids, how much is too much — and what's the harm?

Some experts think over-monitoring kids stunts their development, while others tout monitoring as a way to keep them safe. Which matters most to a healthy future?

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  • Hutterite American Fork, UT
    June 10, 2019 6:47 p.m.

    Get out of the house. I don't want to see you until it's nearly dark. You can drink from the hose.

  • Brave Sir Robin San Diego, CA
    June 10, 2019 10:29 a.m.

    Teach them correct principles and let them govern themselves.

    There - I just saved the need for any further discussion on the matter.

  • Not another naysayer Lehi, UT
    June 10, 2019 9:00 a.m.

    I think it is easy to confuse this topic with helicopter parenting, which is not healthy for parents or adults. But, when it comes to knowing what the children are doing on the internet and who they are hanging out with, that is a different matter and there definitely must be accountability.