Research + News | Topic: Parenting
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.
Feb 10, 2015
Welcome to Your Preteens! Here’s a Mobile Phone
Three in 10 parents plan to give their children phones when they’re 12 or 13 years old. Read the research here.
Feb 2, 2015
Tablets and Smartphones May Affect Social and Emotional Development, Scientists Speculate
Journal commentary warns that using a tablet or smartphone to divert a child’s attention could be detrimental to “internal mechanisms of self-regulation.” Read the article here.
Dec 18, 2014
To My Porn-Watching Dad, From Your Daughter
This daughter’s letter to her porn-watching dad is heartbreaking, but every dad should ready it. Read the letter here.
Dec 8, 2014
Most U.S. Parents Monitor Kids’ Online Activity Closely
55% of parents of 6- to 17-year-olds monitor their kids’ online activity ‘very closely.’ Read more research here.
Dec 5, 2014
Kids Under 18 Want Next Gen Tech Connection and Convenience
Families with kids under 18 years old show strong intent to purchase a variety of new tech devices. Read the research brief here.