Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Cellphone Parenting

5 Ways to Block Porn on Your Kid's Devices
Here's the thing: Porn is all over the internet. You can't totally get rid of it. Still, most parents want to do what they can to prevent kids from seeing explicit content. But here's the other thing... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
5 Media Resolutions Every Family Should Make in 2019
What do you remember from 2018? Did you share pics of your kid on Facebook? Did you sneak a peek at their texts with their friends? Did you yell at them to get off their devices? Did you watch a... read more
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Use Your Phone Less (with Tools from Apple, Google, Snapchat and More)
The internet invasion started slowly. But then it came all at once. Suddenly, we're checking email at 3 a.m., fighting with our kids to make them shut down their devices, and staring at screens... read more
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Rachel Sarah
Guest Blogger | Book Reviewer | Mom of two
Here's Real Proof That a Cellphone Contract Works
The decision to give our eighth-grade daughter an iPhone was not a hard one. She was already using my old flip phone responsibly, checking in and responding to my calls and texts. She hadn't damaged... read more
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The Bare Minimum You Should Do to Protect Your Family's Data
For a lot of families, technology is the glue that holds everything together. There's your kid's Instagram feed you follow to see what they're up to. There's your school's online network you check... read more
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Christine Elgersma
Senior Editor, Parent Education | Mom of one
What Android's Family Link App and New Digital Well-Being Features Mean for You
Parents have been grappling with finding the right balance between screens and other activities for years. Now the tech industry is trying to address those concerns -- for parents and kids. Android... read more
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What Teens Really Think About Their Social Media Lives
What teenagers look like they're doing and what they're actually doing can be two totally different things -- especially when it comes to social media. A bored-looking ninth-grader could be majorly... read more
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Christine Elgersma
Senior Editor, Parent Education | Mom of one
What Apple's iOS 12 Parental Controls Mean for You
If you've been shopping around for parental controls to help manage your kids' Apple devices, you might want to put on the brakes: The operating system, iOS 12, has a feature called Screen Time that... read more
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