What It’s like to Be the Parent of a Social Media Star

“Though parents are often inclined to see their kids as talented and exceptional, most would still be startled to learn that hundreds, or thousands, of other teens suddenly worship their son or daughter.”

Trying to wrap your head around your kid’s social media use is likely a challenge for most parents, but it’s even more of a head-scratcher for the parents of a social media star.

The Atlantic looks at what it’s like to be the parent of a social media star and finds it’s a confusing — and sometimes dangerous — job trying to protect kids from their fans, fame and sometimes even themselves.