Get Informed

One of the best thing you can do to help your kids is to get informed!

Thorn for Parents

Center for Human Technology:

Ledger of Harms- learn about some of the negative social and emotional effects

Take Control- everything in moderation

The Social Dilemma-  (available for free on Youtube, or on Netflix)

In the News:

npr- "Lawmakers Push Facebook To Abandon Instagram For Kids, Citing Mental Health Concerns"

WSJ- "Facebook Knows Instagram Is Toxic for Teen Girls, Company Documents Show"

Podcast- Ep. 1Ep. 2

Washington Post- "Teens around the world are lonelier than a decade ago. The reason may be smartphones"

More:

Wait Until 8th- "Let kids be kids a little longer", take the pledge!

Protect Young Eyes- keep your kids safe with parental control services and apps

Parental Controls for All Your Devices

Childhood 2.0- available to rent on Youtube or Amazon