Research + News | Topic: Parenting
Jun 25, 2015
Kids, Teens Take Sneaky Steps to Avoid ‘Cyberparents’
In May 2015, Intel surveyed more than 1,000 children and teens ages 8 to 16 and over 1,000 parents in the US and found that 94% of parent internet users believed they knew what their children were doing online. Read the article here.
Jun 2, 2015
Moms Want Tech to be Less Isolating
For all the benefits of technology — helping with homework, keeping families connected — moms are just as concerned about the amount of time their kids are spending in front of a screen. Read the rest of the article here.
May 26, 2015
Psychologist Says ‘Boys Risk Becoming Addicted to Porn, Video Games and Ritalin’
Absent fathers and feminized schools are driving boys into a disconnected online world of porn and video games, argues academic Philip Zimbardo. Read the article here.
May 26, 2015
What To Do About Feelings of Inferiority Inspired by Social Media Images
Social media can influence our state of mind and emotion if we allow it. Read the article here.
May 14, 2015
Parents Can Spy on Teens’ Smartphones, But Should They?
Kids today face a host of dangers that didn’t exist as prior generations came of age. Whether it’s sexting, cyberbullying or overly accessible and highly inappropriate content (aka porn), kids are faced with a whole new array of potentially risky behaviors, many just a click or text away on the ubiquitous smartphone. What’s a modern parent to do?
Read the full article here.
Apr 13, 2015
Some Parents Say “No” to Phones for Teens
If it seems like every teenager you see has a smartphone glued to their hand, it’s not your imagination. Read the story here.
Apr 7, 2015
Parents Not Super At Protecting Kids’ Privacy
Even though parents are concerned about protecting their children’s privacy online, 69% of them still post pictures of their children online. Read the article here.
Mar 19, 2015
What Is “Sharenting” and Should We Be Worried By It?
Are parents oversharing their children’s exploits on social media? Read the article here.
Feb 23, 2015
YouTube Unveils New App for Kids
YouTube is quite popular among families, but the service isn’t the safest for kids. So YouTube is launching a service for kids to remedy the problem. Read the article here.
Feb 19, 2015
8 Ways to Help Cure Your Teen’s Screen Addiction
Parents welcome technology devices in the home as helpful tools, but without parameters, technology is like the obnoxious houseguest who overstays his welcome. Read the tips here.