Research + News | Topic: Parenting
Oct 15, 2019
‘Sharenting’: Teens Think Parents Share Too Much About Them On Social Media
42 percent of teens think their parents overshare about them online. Read the article here.
Sep 25, 2019
‘Don’t Wait’: How To Talk To Teenagers About Porn
A generation is growing up with online pornography. What impact is it having on them – and how should parents handle it? Read the article here.
Sep 16, 2019
I Won’t Buy My Teenagers Smartphones
Denying a teen a smartphone in 2019 is a tough decision, and one that requires an organized and impenetrable defense. Read the article here.
Sep 6, 2019
4 Ways To Help Kids Deal With Discomfort: Life Skills That Build Emotional Resilience
Parents report that one of the top reasons they avoid discussions about pornography with their children is they are afraid they’ll make their child uncomfortable. Read the article here.
Aug 2, 2019
Kids Go Online Rather Than Ask Parents For Homework Help
A new survey from computer and smartphone maker Lenovo shows that pretty much all around the world, technology trumps parental intervention when it comes to helping kids with homework. Read the article here.
Jul 15, 2019
Parents Hire Coaches To Help Limit Their Kids’ Screen Time
For a fee as high as $200, so-called “screen time consultants” are helping parents figure out how to get their kids off of their devices. View the video from Good Morning America here.
Jul 3, 2019
At Your Wits’ End With A Screen-Obsessed Kid?
Technology overuse ranked as the No. 1 fear of parents of teenagers in a national survey last year. Read this story from NPR’s Life Kit series here.
Jun 18, 2019
When Should Kids Get Smartphones? (Survey)
With the power of the Internet at their fingertips, parents have to consider an important question: “When should kids get smartphones?” Read the survey results here.
May 29, 2019
The New Normal: Parents, Teens, Screens & Sleep In The United States
From Common Sense Media: The latest addition to the New Normal research series explores how smartphones and other mobile devices have changed families’ morning and evening routines and in-person relationships. For the first time, parents and teens reveal their habits around screens and sleep, from where they keep phones at night to how often digital notifications wake them up (and why). Access the full report here.
May 24, 2019
Dear Parents: The Internet Never Forgets
Many children growing up today will discover that their digital footprint began in utero and didn’t stop there. This phenomenon has come to be known as “sharenting”—when parents share pictures and videos of their kids on social media, creating an indelible trail of digital bread crumbs. Watch a video report covering this issue here.