Celebrity parents Wahu and Ted Josiah. PHOTO| COURTESY
Singer Wahu and businessman Tedd Josiah have shed light on the positive impact of social media in shaping parents’ parenting journeys and enhancing their children’s lives.
The event focused on vital aspects such as youth well-being, online safety, navigating parenthood in the digital age, and fostering positive experiences for families on Instagram.
In a candid discussion at the launch of the Meta Youth Wellbeing campaign in Kenya, Wahu, a mother of three, expressed how her children leverage online platforms to enrich their lives.
Managing the diverse needs and conversations of her teenage daughter, a 10-year-old, and a toddler, Wahu emphasised that being digital citizens is a common thread that unites her family.
“Even my youngest knows how to say hello on the phone. My older daughters are unfamiliar with the concept of watching programmed content on TV. I regulate their screen time, and we, as parents, are their first teachers,” Wahu said.
He acknowledged the need to shield his daughter from negativity and stressed the importance of sharing positive stories that inspire dreams and turn them into reality.
The Meta Youth Wellbeing campaign launch provided a platform for these influential figures to encourage responsible online parenting and underscore the role of social media in shaping positive narratives for the next generation.