Research + News | Topic: Boundaries
Feb 13, 2018
Control Your Phone, Don’t Let It Control You
Common Sense Media provides tips for using your device intentionally and being a great digital role model. Read the article here.
Jan 24, 2018
Why One Hour A Day Is The Perfect Amount of Screen Time For Teens
The happiest teens spend just under an hour a day on social and other digital media, a new study suggests. Read the article here.
Jan 19, 2018
What Teen Sexting Reveals About Women And Sexual Coercion
Many girls feel pressured to comply with requests to send naked photos of themselves to boys who demand them. Read the article here.
Nov 17, 2017
Obsessed Much? Mobile Addiction Is Real
But people are making efforts to limit their smartphone usage. Read the article here.
Nov 13, 2017
I Put My Teens On A Digital Detox – The Results Shocked Me
I never realized just how damaging our obsession with smartphones and our switched-on lifestyle was, nor how addictive screen time was, until I put my teenagers on an extended digital detox. Read the rest of the article here.
Oct 31, 2017
More Education Is Needed To Help Teens And Young Adults Stand Up To A New Epidemic: Digital Dating Abuse
Mary Kay’s annual ‘Truth About Abuse’ Survey reveals more than 80 percent of young people need more information to talk to friends about abuse. Read the article here.
Oct 23, 2017
Children Tell Parents To Disconnect, Ditch Phones At Dinner
Almost half (42%) of parents don’t remember the last time their family had a device-free meal. Read the article here.
Oct 13, 2017
The Harmful Prison Your Kids Experience Every Day
Tim Elmore blogs about the benefits of putting technology aside and going outside instead. Read his blog here.
Jul 5, 2017
Forming Family Values In A Digital Age
Forces like technology are influencing habits in the home and disrupting traditional norms that have shaped young people for generations. But some things never change—like the parental responsibility for setting and communicating the values of their home and family.
Read this research from Barna and take a look at the book from Andy Crouch The Tech-Wise Family: Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in Its Proper Place here.
Jun 2, 2017
One Parent Addiction That Produces Regrets
Tim Elmore discusses research showing that students wish their parents would put away their digital devices. Read the blog post here.