Research + News | Topic: Parenting
Sep 22, 2022
Parents Who Use Their Phones To Relax Are (Usually) Worse Parents, Study Says
Using your phone or computer to unwind when the kids are around is linked to worse parenting outcomes, a new study finds. Read the article here.
Sep 15, 2022
Big Tech Is Co-Parenting Our Children. Yes, Be Afraid.
In “Who’s Raising the Kids?” Susan Linn’s searing indictment of corporate greed, tech companies targeting children are rivaled only by the lawmakers who let them get away with it. Read the book review here.
Aug 25, 2022
Digital Hell: Young Parents’ Inability To Handle Kids’ Screen Time Habits Leading To More Arguments, Family Tension
New research by a team at Edith Cowan University finds many modern parents can’t agree on how to regulate their kids’ use of smartphones and tablets. Read the article here.
Aug 3, 2022
6 In 10 Parents Text Their Kids When Dinner Is Ready, Instead Of Yelling
Perhaps it’s a sign of the times, but nearly six in 10 (59%) parents say they often text their kids to come downstairs for dinner instead of actually talking to them. Read the full article here.
Jul 29, 2022
‘Wren Eleanor’ TikTok Movement Inspires Moms On Social Media To Remove Photos Of Kids
TikTok sleuths noticed that users were saving videos of 3-year-old Wren Eleanor in concerning numbers. Read the article here.
Jun 14, 2022
Meta Rolls out More Parental Controls For Instagram And Virtual Reality
Facebook parent company Meta is rolling out additional parental supervision measures for Instagram and its virtual reality headset, expanding on a suite of tools released in the U.S. in recent months. Read the article here.
May 13, 2022
Let Kids Be Kids A Little Longer: Wait Until 8th
The Wait Until 8th pledge empowers parents to rally together to delay giving children a smartphone until at least 8th grade. Visit the website here.
Apr 11, 2022
Mom And Dad’s Social Media Habits Reveal Their Parenting Style
Does a parent’s posting habits on Facebook really change the way they interact with their kids? Read the article here.
Mar 17, 2022
Instagram Releases Tools For Parents To Track Teens’ Activity
Instagram on Wednesday morning launched a “Family Center” with supervisory tools for parents to track their children’s time and activity on the platform. Read the article here.
Dec 15, 2021
What Teen Girls Wish Parents Knew About Instagram
What do teen girls wish grown-ups (particularly their parents) really knew about Instagram? And what advice do they have for kids just starting out on the app? Read the article here.