I feel that our children are not at the age where they can consent to having their identities revealed on the internet. Kid-1, now nearly 4, has to hear and agree to every story about her that I write. Kid-1, nearly 18 months, is of course too young. Regardless, my full name and their names are not public, so their identities through stories remain private.
Photos reveal identities.
How do you feel about sharing stories, images and identities on public forums?
Here are some other writers’ perspectives on this and similar issues.