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Social Media Driver’s License429486Many parents feel overwhelmed and ill-equipped to effectively parent to their kids about social media. Parents are unsure of what limits to set and what to tell their kids about the downsides and dangers of misusing social media.8/24/2018 7:51:15 PMyou assess your child's readiness to use social media as well as identify areas to discuss/teach prior to starting social media Tell me what seems fun about social media 582
Social Media Safety430570Does your child inappropriately use social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Snapchat? Here are some parenting tips for how to ad...6/16/2017 1:02:28 AMyour child you are going to monitor his or her social media activities, and then do it sure you have the password or access rights to all of your child’s social media accounts 641
Balancing Technology and Media432730 How much is too much technology for kids? Research shows that when children are "plugged in" all the time, they're not as happy as kids who sp...9/25/2017 7:11:08 PMNobody knows or loves your kids quite like you do. A personalized family media use policy sets the ground rules for media consumption in your home and gives your 535
Technology and Media Resources for Parents432817Boys Town experts recommend the following websites as high-quality resources parents can use to learn more about technology and media and how to te...9/26/2017 3:45:06 PMCenter for Media Literacy - Common Sense Media - Plugged In 797
Nothing's Secret on Social Media433084A judge recently granted the government's request for Twitter account data of individuals involved in the Wikileaks controversy. 9/25/2017 2:06:03 PMare making it available to anybody anywhere who has an account on that social media site the time to do what it takes to protect and educate your kids about social media safety 933
Media Bombardment432878​​This information is included in our Guide to Parenting through Crisis. Click here to see the rest of the guide. We live in an age of ultra...5/11/2021 7:32:27 PMKids are showered in a media downpour of videos, songs, television, computer programs This abundance of media can offer a wonderful new world of excitement and discovery for 886
Top 10 Parenting Tips for Family Use of Technology and Media433013 Technology should serve your family and bring you closer together; it should not make your family its servant and keep you apart. Parents are ...9/25/2017 2:12:25 PMTake advantage of resources that "watch" media content, and use them to help you decide when you should say "Yes" or say "No" to your children's media/technology use 510
Is Media Replacing Parenting?432866We live in an information age - and our kids are the ultimate receivers. Texts, social media sites, songs, movies, the Web, television, video games...9/25/2017 1:57:21 PMin a total of 10 hours and 45 minutes worth of media content into those 7 and a half hours One of the best places to start is at the dinner table; make it a media-free zone 476
Adolescent Brain and Social Media430006Adolescence is a developmental stage where peer support and approval are critical. Most teenagers are engrossed in what their peers think, what their peers are doing, and how their peers perceive them.11/15/2019 8:37:36 PMOne of the first parts of the are living in the moment in social media and do not yet have the cognitive capacity to Try our Social Media Driver's License or our Family Media Policy 848
Texts Tweets and TV part 1431680Boys Town's Lauran Buddenberg discusses texts, tweets and TV.We have a little more than an hour to talk about kids and technology. My name is Laura...6/16/2017 1:02:38 AMand television, which is still the kind of media big dog on the block in terms of how much week I've been paying extra attention to media news and I had to chuckle, because there 442