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 Use this guide to help with concerns such as how much screen time is too much and how to keep kids safe online.

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Eight-Year-Old and iPod Use

My eight-year-old daughter accrued charges of almost $300 while playing a game on her iPod. How do I stop this from happening again?

How Do I Talk to My Teen About What They Post Online?

Communication is important when it comes to discussing what's appropriate to post online. Ask your child, "What's the value of posting this?"

How Soon Should I Allow My Child to Use Social Media?

Let your kids know that if they want to have a social media account of any kind, they need to accept you as part of the group so you can see what’s going on.

Inappropriate Texting

My 11-year-old daughter is sending inappropriate texts to a 14-year-old boy. How do I help her understand the severity of her actions?

Game Over: When Technology Takes Over Quality Time

When your child begins to depend on technology to stay entertained, rather than spending time with family, it’s time to hit the "off" button.

Top Five Tips for Managing Technology Use

Need help establishing technology rules in your home? Let technology bring your family closer to each other, not keep you apart.

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