If being a teen is hard, then being a teen in 2018 might just seem impossible. In the midst of self-discovery, you have to deal with Instagram likes and so many ...
It’s back to school season, and the time of year when I often hear from parents who are concerned about internet safety. While we all know the basics – use strong, ...
Is your teen constantly checking his or her smartphone? A new Pew Research Center Survey finds 54 percent of teens believe they spend too much time on their cell phones. More ...
Parents of teens know how tricky it is to keep their kids physically safe while balancing their need for greater independence, but when it comes to keeping them safe online, it ...
THIS WEEK IS Screen-Free Week, seven days devoted to shutting down electronic devices and connecting with life without the distraction of a screen, an exercise that could serve many of our ...
All around the nation parents are grappling with the question of what age is too young for a phone? But in reality, it’s not the actual phone that’s the problem — ...
“Body positivity” is one of today’s biggest buzzwords. Magazines are filled with photos of impossibly beautiful women and unrealistically handsome men. Their skin, hair, eyes and smiles are perfect. The women ...
Experts are worried that impressionable teenagers may be influenced by social media or TV shows that ‘romanticise’ the act of suicide. THE grieving families of two California teenagers who committed suicide ...
Kevin and I sit down at two desks just outside his third period class at a high school in northern San Diego. He is 17 years old and Asian American, with ...
In a world full of digitally charged teens, it would be unlikely to expect parents to cut their children off from smartphone use completely. “Social media is a regular part of ...