Parenting, Media, and Everything in Between

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

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

Help Kids Navigate Viral Social Media Stunts

Learn why kids participate in viral social media challenges and how you can help them make responsible decisions.

Practical Tips for Easing Kids' Social Media Anxiety

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

11 Social Media Red Flags Parents Should Know About

Find out which social media features are cause for concern -- no matter which app your kid is using.

Parents' Ultimate Guide to Instagram

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 Roblox

Is Roblox safe for kids? How does it work? And what the heck are Robux?

Parents' Ultimate Guide to Snapchat

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

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.

Parents' Ultimate Guide to TikTok

Is TikTok safe? How does it work? And can I do a duet with my kid? Everything you need to know about this popular musical singing and sharing app.