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The Curious Case of Bragging Online

LAKSHMI on September 23, 2015

Pride in one's children is one thing. Bragging is another. As parents, caught up in posting about our little one's latest accomplishment, we often miss it. It would do good to ask ourselves before clicking the post button if the latest achievement matters to anyone else but the parent and if it will matter a year, month or week from then, even to the parent. The answer to that question may perhaps allow us to enjoy the moment rather than save it in digital amber for posterity.

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This is an excerpt from our article on HuffingtonPost. For an in-depth look, read the full version here.
 
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