February 4, 2019

My Child Spent $800 on In-App Purchases. What Now?

Free apps and digital games can provide hours of entertainment for kids. And while you don’t want them to spend too much time absorbed in their […]
January 28, 2019
It’s OK to allow a little extra screen time when there are special circumstances.

How to Manage Your Teen’s Screen Use on Snow Days

One of the best ways to get your kids off of their smartphones, tablets, or computers is to send them outside to do something. But what […]
January 21, 2019
In accordance with the new French laws, students will not be allowed to use their phones even in the hallways.

Why France Banned Student Smartphones in Schools

Can your 13-year-old use their smartphone at school? If they lived in France, they wouldn’t be able to. The French government recently passed a law that bans students […]
January 14, 2019

Help Teens Cope With Boredom Without Their Phones

Boredom is nothing to be afraid of. These strategies can help parents help their teens learn to deal with boredom without resorting to smartphone use.
January 7, 2019

5 Tech New Year’s Resolutions For Your Teen

Get a fresh start with screens this New Year! A new year means a fresh start, and many of us use it for self-improvement. For teens […]
December 17, 2018

How Phones Spy on Your Teens and What You Can Do About It

If your teen is like many of their peers, they probably spend every spare minute with their smartphone in hand, texting and messaging, talking, playing games, […]
November 27, 2018

Why Teens Still Need Limits on Time Spent in Front of Screens

Many parents have concerns about their children’s screen use, and especially with how young children are when they first start using screens these days. These concerns […]
November 12, 2018

iPhone vs. Android: Which Phone Is Safer for Your Teen?

Once you’ve decided that it’s time to allow your teen to have a smartphone, the next question is, which phone? Your teen likely has some ideas, […]
November 8, 2018
Phone, Tech Use Associated with Sleep Deprivation in Teens

Phone, Tech Use Associated with Sleep Deprivation in Teens

Does your teen need more sleep? Sleep is an important requirement for anyone’s health, and teens need a lot of sleep in order to keep up […]