August 2, 2018

Girls and Boys Experience Online Bullying Differently: Here’s How

Bullying has always been a problem that children and teens have had to deal with. And parents who remember their own childhoods may remember that girls […]
July 16, 2018
Could Your Teen Benefit from a 'Digital Detox?'

Could Your Teen Benefit from a ‘Digital Detox?’

Even if you can remember a time when cell phones were a luxury and not a necessity, you may not realize how much things have changed […]
July 9, 2018
Distracted Driving and Distracted Walking: A Bad Combination

Distracted Driving and Distracted Walking: A Bad Combination

If you’re the parent of a teen who has a driver’s license and car keys, or if you will be soon, you’ve probably thought about the […]
June 25, 2018
Should You Ever Take Away Your Teen's Smartphone?

Should You Ever Take Away Your Teen’s Smartphone?

Many parents of teenagers today can remember when smartphones were a luxury or even an unheard-of device for a teen to own. But today’s teenagers have […]
June 18, 2018
What Every Parent Must Know about 'Ghost Apps'

What Every Parent Must Know about ‘Ghost Apps’

For parents today, smartphones are a hot topic. What was once a luxury item is now a necessity for many families. Fewer homes have house phones, […]
June 11, 2018
Why Are Kids Addicted to Smartphones? Dopamine Surges

Why Are Kids Addicted to Smartphones? Dopamine Surges

If you find that you’re having trouble tearing your teen’s eyes away from their smartphone screens, you’re not alone. While phone users of all ages tend […]
June 6, 2018
How to Keep Questionable Apps Off Your Teen’s Phone

How to Keep Questionable Apps Off Your Teen’s Phone

Your teens use their smartphones for so much more than just talking and texting. There are new apps becoming available and popular every day. Some of […]
May 21, 2018
How to Monitor Your Child's Phone Without Taking It Away

How to Monitor Your Child’s Phone Without Taking It Away

A cell phone is more than just a way to make phone calls and texts – these days, the average phone offers access to the entire […]
May 15, 2018
Real or Fake, Online 'Challenges' Present Dangers to Teens

Real or Fake, Online ‘Challenges’ Present Dangers to Teens

Online challenges can take a number of different forms. There are innocuous challenges that involve harmless actions like changing one’s social media status to reflect a […]