Research + News | Topic: Boundaries
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.
Mar 17, 2017
Five Ways To Protect Students From Social Media
Tim Elmore says in a recent blog post, “Social media has become such an influential factor in students’ lives so rapidly, that, by and large, we’ve not figured out how to “civilize” it yet.”
Read the rest of the post here.
Feb 6, 2017
5 Ways Your Kids Are Hacking Your Parental Controls
No matter how hard you try, your child will find a way to hack around your parental guidance. Here’s a way you can try to stay one step ahead.
Read the article and view the video here.
Jan 25, 2017
90% Of Parents Put Time Limit On Child Use Of Internet-Connected Devices
Most parents allow their children to take their Internet-connected devices to bed, but most also put a limit on how much time their children can spend using those devices per day. Read the article here.
Nov 3, 2016
Do Parents Invade Children’s Privacy When They Post Photos Online?
Children’s photos that parents have posted online have ended up in advertisements and on pornography sites.
Read the article from NPR here.