Parents Need to Know

Kids of all ages are swiping and scrolling, totally transfixed by screens of all sizes. Welcome to the new frontier of parenting. If you have questions on how to take control of the technology in your kids' lives, you came to the right place.

Does social media cause depression?

Learn how to keep media and tech use healthy and positive, identify mental health red flags, and know when to step in.

Is it OK for my kid to start her own YouTube channel?

Kids see YouTube as a way to express themselves, showcase their skills, and share their interests. Parents worry about the risks. With compromise on both sides, you can help kids pursue their passions while staying safe.

How can I use media to teach my kid empathy?

Learn more about character strengths, tips for using media to bolster them, and recommendations for media the whole family can learn from and share.

How much screen time is OK for my kid(s)?

Setting screen-time limits and helping kids moderate their own habits means finding the right balance for your individual family.

What should I do if my kid is bullied online?

Find age-specific guidelines, videos, and articles to help with tough conversations – whether your kid is a bully or is being bullied.

Is it safe to post pictures of my kid online?

Get tips on everything from the basics, such as smart usernames, to the big stuff, such as appropriate sharing.