Research + News | Topic: Parenting
Apr 6, 2018
Teen Monitoring Apps Don’t Work And Just Make Teens Hate Their Parents, Study Finds
Parental control apps don’t always work well, and according to preliminary research, they can also drive a wedge between teens and parents. Read the full article here.
Apr 6, 2018
58% Of Parents Concerned About Negative Health Effects In Children Using Virtual Reality
Parents see virtual reality as providing some benefits to their children, but they also have concerns. Read the article here.
Mar 6, 2018
What Parents Need To Know About Sexting
Tips for talking with your child about sexting from JAMA Pediatrics. Read the article here.
Feb 21, 2018
For Some Parents, Snapchat Usage Is A Concern
Of the many major social networking apps out there, parents have expressed the most concern about their teens using Snapchat. Read the article here.
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.
Feb 8, 2018
What The Screen Time Experts Do With Their Own Kids
Parents today struggle to set screen time guidelines. One big reason is a lack of role models. Grandma doesn’t have any tried-and-true sayings about iPad time. This stuff is just too new. Read the full article here.
Jan 29, 2018
Earbuds Made My Teens Tune Me Out, So I Changed How We Listen To Music
Nicole Roach, for Common Sense Media, explains how her and her husband turned the tables on their teens and got them to unplug and open up about their favorite musical artists. Read the article here.
Jan 2, 2018
How Technology Can Help You And Your Kids As Long As You Let It
Thankfully, there is a lot of tech that can help us become better parents and take care of our children and their growing needs. Read the article here.
Dec 14, 2017
Teens Don’t Realize How Much Their Parents Track Them Online
More than a quarter of parents use a device to track or monitor their kids’ online activity. Read the article here.
Nov 27, 2017
Movement Calls On Parents Not To Give Their Children Smartphones Until 8th Grade
ABC News features a video highlighting a movement called the “Wait Until 8th” campaign. Watch the video here.