Research + News | Topic: Parenting
Feb 6, 2017
5 Ways Your Kids Are Hacking Your Parental Controls
No matter how hard you try, your child will find a way to hack around your parental guidance. Here’s a way you can try to stay one step ahead.
Read the article and view the video here.
Jan 25, 2017
90% Of Parents Put Time Limit On Child Use Of Internet-Connected Devices
Most parents allow their children to take their Internet-connected devices to bed, but most also put a limit on how much time their children can spend using those devices per day. Read the article here.
Jan 5, 2017
Worried About Screen Time? Don’t Let Kids Go It Alone
Should we be surprised that 2- and 3-year-olds learn better from a real person than from a screen? Read the article here.
Dec 13, 2016
13 Important Teen Texting Terms Decoded for Middle-Aged Parents
When your kid texts ‘143,’ should you be alarmed? Read the article here.
Dec 12, 2016
Parents Advised To Be On Watch For Teens’ Texting Codes
If you want to know what your kids are texting about, sometimes reading the message is not enough. Read the article here.
Dec 6, 2016
How much time do parents spend on screens? As much as their teens
If you think your tween or teen spends too many hours online, you might need to look in the mirror before you dish out screen time criticisms. According to a new survey, parents spend as much time plugged in each day as their teens and three hours more per day than their tweens. Read the full article here.
Nov 3, 2016
Do Parents Invade Children’s Privacy When They Post Photos Online?
Children’s photos that parents have posted online have ended up in advertisements and on pornography sites.
Read the article from NPR here.
Oct 21, 2016
Researchers Have Measured The Cost Of Using A Smartphone Around Your Kids
Before we had smartphones and iPads, parents ignored their children by getting lost in a newspaper story or keeping one eye on the television. Now parents are distracted by mobile technology more than anything else, according to new research, and the consequences are worse.
Read the full article here.
Sep 15, 2016
If You Plan To Use A Tracking App On Your Teen’s Phone, You Must Tell Them
With 73% of teens having their own smartphones now, according to a 2015 Pew study, more and more of their parents are facing the question: To spy or not to spy?
Read the article here.
Sep 9, 2016
Parenting (and Shaming) Teens In The Age of Social Media
Not only do parents have to be wary of their children’s social media usage, they also have to deny the urge to retaliate using the networks. Read the article here.