Research + News | Topic: Parenting

Google Children’s Accounts for Gmail, YouTube May Be Coming

Google Inc. is considering allowing online accounts for children under the age of 13 and give their parents control over how the service is used, according to media reports. View the article here.

A Parent’s Ultimate Guide to YouTube

How to enjoy YouTube with your kids without feeling overwhelmed and confused, from Common Sense Media. Read the article here.

Best Practices: Internet Safety for Every Family

Covenant Eyes shares some tips for parents to navigate the Internet with their children. Read the article here.

Who Are Those Distracted Teen Drivers Calling and Texting? Often, Mom or Dad

Up to half of teens talking on cellphones while driving are speaking with their mother or father, according to new research. Read the article here.

How Young is Too Young for Digital Technology and Social Media?

A blog post from Fuller Youth Institute (that mentions CPYU!) discusses the appropriate age children and teens should use digital technology. Read the blog post here.

Strengthening Our Sons to Avoid Porn While They Are Still Too Young to Know What It Is

A blog post from Jessica Lynette provides practical things parents can train their children towards to help safeguard them from this addiction of pornography. Read the full blog post here.

5 Myths and Truths About Kids’ Internet Safety

An article from Common Sense Media to help keep your kids’ online experiences positive and productive by learning the truth (and ignoring the rumors) about what really makes them safe. Read the article here.

10 Monsters in Our House: When Online Porn Attacks Our Home

A guest blog post on Covenant Eyes discusses protecting children from online pornography. Read the full post here.

7 Dangerous Apps that Parents Need to Know About

A look into some of the scariest apps for your kids. Read the article here.

How to Monitor Apps on Your Child’s Device

How can a part monitor apps their child downloads and uses? Read tips from Covenant Eyes here.