Research + News | Topic: Parenting
Oct 27, 2021
1 In 3 Young Children Are Already Using Social Media Apps – Without Parental Supervision
A new study finds a third of children between seven and nine years-old are already using social media apps. Read the article here.
Oct 26, 2021
Children Under 10 Are Using Social Media. Parents Can Help Them Stay Safe Online
Oct 15, 2021
Most US Parents Give Their Children Several Hours Of Screen Time Each Day
The majority of US parents (51%) reported giving their children 3 hours or more of daily screen time for anything other than homework. Read the article here.
Sep 27, 2021
I Grew Up ‘Under A Rock’: My Parents Banned Social Media Until I Was 17. I’m Glad They Did.
I didn’t know at the time what a blessing it was to enjoy a childhood free of the constraints, anxiety and sadness social media often brings. Read the article here.
Jul 23, 2021
Parents’ Fears Over Sexting And Abuse Among Teenagers
A vivid picture of sexual assaults and harassment in teenagers’ lives has been laid bare in recent months but parents rarely speak about the emotional turmoil they face. Read the article here.
Jul 15, 2021
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.
May 19, 2021
Deadly Scam Aimed At Teens: This Is What One Houston-Area Family Wants You To Know
Remind your kids there’s no problem too big that you can’t work out together. Read the article here.
Apr 7, 2021
What Parents Should Know About YouTube’s New Parental Controls For Teens
YouTube recently launched a new option specifically geared toward tweens, teens, and their parents with a supervised experience. Read the article here.
Mar 10, 2021
Many Teens Live Online, Alone. Here’s How To Stay Connected In The Pandemic
For many teens, the pandemic has created an environment in which most of their lives take place in the shadows. Read the article here.
Feb 26, 2021
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.