Research + News | Topic: Families

Viral Image Of Family Meal At Restaurant Is Mix Of Creativity And Tragedy

An Australian restaurant came up with a solution for keeping kids off their phones, but it unveils a bigger problem. Read the article here.

For Teens Who Are Glued To Social Media, This 4-Step Plan Can Help

Sharenting: Solving The Problem Of Parents And Kids On Instagram

Tim Elmore blogs about what parents need to consider regarding their own social media posts involving their kids. Read the blog here.

YouTube To Launch Parental Control Features For Families With Tweens and Teens

YouTube announced this morning it will soon introduce a new experience designed for teens and tweens who are now too old for the schoolager-focused YouTube Kids app, but who may not be ready to explore all of YouTube. Read the article here.

Parents Doing Whatever It Takes To Bond With Their Kids During COVID, Even Dancing On TikTok

A new survey finds many are working up a sweat just to bond with their kids more during the coronavirus pandemic. Read the article here.

Teens Did Surprisingly Well In Quarantine

More sleep and family time—and less social media—may have made the difference. Read the article here.

Teenagers And Technology: Answers To Your Top Pandemic Questions

A blog post from the Fuller Youth Institute discusses the issue of family screen time during the pandemic. Read the post here.

The Facebook Friends Moms Don’t Want? Their Teens

Women who grew up on Facebook find they don’t really want to share every photo, rant and family secret with their kids. Read the article here.

Is YouTube Turning Kids Into Budding Shoppers?

Kids and teens hold a lot of spending power that’s extending into households. Read the article here.

Average Parent Spends Just 5 Hours Face-To-Face With Their Kids Per Week

44% said their familial disconnect is a result of their kids logging inordinate amounts of time on their phones during traditional “family time” in the evening. Read the article here.