Books on parenting in the digital age
If you're looking for more information on media, tech, and digital parenting, here are a few favorite resources that our Editorial team has found to be helpful.
Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy
"Being a teenager has never been easy, but in recent years, with the rise of the Internet ..."
It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens
"What is new about how teenagers communicate through services such as Facebook, Twitter, ..."
Technology and Digital Media in the Early Years: Tools for Teaching and Learning
"Technology and Digital Media in the Early Years offers early childhood teacher educators ..."
Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs
"Families and Work Institute President Ellen Galinsky (Ask the Children, The Six Stages of Par ..."
Einstein Never Used Flash Cards: How Our Children Really Learn...
"In Einstein Never Used Flashcards highly credentialed child psychologists, Kathy Hirsh-P ..."
Screen Time: How Electronic Media -- From Baby Videos to Educational Software -- Affects Your Young Child
"As a mother, Lisa Guernsey wondered about the influence of television on her two young d ..."
Tap, Click, Read: Growing Readers in a World of Screens
"With young children gaining access to a dizzying array of games, videos, and other digit ..."
The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact
"While human lives are endlessly variable, our most memorable positive moments are domina ..."
The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed
"Modern parenting is defined by an unprecedented level of overprotectiveness: parents who ..."
The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage Are Creating a Generation of Disconnected ...
"In recent years, numerous studies have shown that bright, charming, seemingly confident ..."
How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success
"In How to Raise an Adult, Julie Lythcott-Haims draws on research, on conversations with ..."
Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape
"The author of the New York Times bestseller Cinderella Ate My Daughter offers a clear-eyed p ..."
The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age
"As the focus of the family has turned to the glow of the screen—children constantl ..."
The Other Parent: The Inside Story of the Media's Effect on Our Children
"Every day your children are bombarded by images of sex, commercialism, and violence -- r ..."
Talking Back to Facebook: The Common Sense Guide to Raising Kids in the Digital Age
"A smart, urgently needed book that helps parents and their kids navigate today’s o ..."
How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character
"Why do some children succeed while others fail? The story we usually tell about childhoo ..."
Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other
"Technology has become the architect of our intimacies. Online, we fall prey to the illus ..."
Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age
"We live in a technological universe in which we are always communicating. And yet we hav ..."
Media Moms & Digital Dads: A Fact-Not-Fear Approach to Parenting in the Digital Age
"Is social media ruining our kids? How much internet activity is too much? What do FOMO ( ..."
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