Parenting, Media, and Everything in Between

Practical Tips for Easing Kids' Social Media Anxiety

February 18, 2024

Fear of missing out can make social media-using teens feel stressed. Here's how you can help.

How to Talk with Kids About Violence, Crime, and War

October 27, 2023

Exposure to graphic imagery and disturbing news can affect children's well-being. Get ideas for supporting your child when they learn about tragic events.

Girls and Social Media: A Guide for Parents and Caregivers

April 24, 2023

How to support preteen and teen girls with their mental health and well-being.

Our Kids Are Watching: Racial Violence in the News & Viral Trauma

April 19, 2023

How to protect and prepare your child when tragic events and images are shared online.

How to Help Girls Have Healthier Social Media Experiences

March 30, 2023

7 ways parents and caregivers can support girls' mental health and digital well-being.

Talking with Teens and Preteens About Pornography

January 10, 2023

Tips and scripts to promote healthy communication and development.

Kids' Mental Health Apps and Websites for Anxiety, Depression, Coping Skills, and Professional Support

August 1, 2022

Apps, sites, and text hotlines help kids cope with issues from stress to suicide.

YouTube Kids Channels for Encouraging Movement

July 26, 2022

Get kids up and at 'em with these energetic videos.

How to Help Teens Manage the Effects of Social Media on Their Mental Health

June 30, 2022

4 tips for families on balancing the risks and rewards of online communities.