Tip of the Month: Physical Inspections

We know that it is very challenging to teach teens about both the lack of privacy and the permanence of their messages, posts, DMs, tweets, and snaps.  But, we have a way that will help you teach them…. As we remind you often, your teens are on their phones and social media on average 9 hours a day.  That…

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Tip of the Month: Physical Inspections

Tip of the Month: Block and Report

It is simple. It is intuitive.  It can make social media safer for us all.  But, most adults and teens are not doing it: blocking and reporting obscene, hateful, and threatening content.  Cyberbullying, hate speech, sexual harassment, propaganda are just some of the social media-related dangers that come in the form of posts, comments, or…

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Tip of the Month: Block and Report

Tip of the Month: Community Guidelines

Imagine an intervention that will help parents more effectively, and with less parent-child conflict, set rules and limits to prevent social media addiction and protect against social media-related dangers (cyberbullying, harassment, trafficking, etc.)  In every one of our parent workshops, at least one parent will share their experience of trying to limit their teen’s social media use.  Undoubtedly, when the parent imposes some guidelines or…

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Tip of the Month: Community Guidelines

How to Fight Social Media Addiction: Family Phone Time Challenge

Too Much Screen Time Effective strategies for limiting teens’ screen times is one of the top requests we receive from parents, because, as everyone knows, teens are using their smartphones, mostly for social media, a lot.  A U.S. survey from 2018 showed that 70% of teens check social media several times a day, up from…

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How to Fight Social Media Addiction: Family Phone Time Challenge