Parenting, Media, and Everything in Between

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Free Online Tools for Getting Started with Tech

September 30, 2022

Learn how to use technology for everyday tasks, finding a job, building new skills, and keeping you and your family healthy.

Step-by-Step Tips to Set Up Your Kid's iPhone

March 16, 2021

Learn how to set up Family Sharing, Screen Time, and more.

Parents' Ultimate Guide to Instagram

March 10, 2021

Is Instagram safe? How does it work? And what's a "finsta"? Everything parents need to know about this popular image-sharing app.

Parents' Ultimate Guide to Snapchat

March 9, 2021

Is Snapchat safe for kids? How does it work? And what's with Snapstreaks? Everything curious parents need to know about this ultra-popular app.

Parents' Ultimate Guide to Parental Controls

March 9, 2021

Do you need parental controls? What are the options? Do they really work? Here's everything you need to know about the wide array of parental control solutions, from OS settings to monitoring apps to network hardware.

How to Set Parental Controls on the Amazon Echo

March 1, 2021

Follow these step-by-step tips to set limits and add "skills" to make Alexa a little kid-friendlier.

Should I Let My Tween Girl Use Social Media?

August 13, 2020

Research shows that most girls can thrive online, but those with special vulnerabilities may need extra attention.

6 Ways to Support Kids' Mental Health Right Now

July 28, 2020

As the pandemic pushes kids' lives even more online, their mental health depends on parental support -- and a lot less anti-tech talk.