Common Sense Media: The ultimate guide to parental controls
Do you need parental controls? What are the options? Do they really work? Here’s everything you need to know.
6 ways to support kids’ mental health right now
As the pandemic pushes kids’ lives even more online, their mental health depends on parental support — and a lot less anti-tech talk.
5 signs of screen overload – and how to handle them
From poor sleep to headaches, signs that it’s time for kids to take a break can take many forms.
Tweens, teens and phones: Check out Common Sense Media’s 2019 research
What are kids really doing online for so many hours a day?
5 media resolutions every family should make in 2019
The way you use media and tech has a huge influence on your kids, and you can be a great role model for using them mindfully.
School year screen-time rules – from a teacher
“I’m not just a teacher: I’m a mom who struggles with screen time, too.”
What to ask when your kid brings home a school-issued device
Your kid’s shiny new school-issued device can introduce a whole new level of parenting in the digital age. Common Sense Media has answers to help.
Start your summer screen time rules now with these Common Sense tips
Set reasonable limits for screens that allow for family time and other important activities, and incorporate media and tech in ways that bring the family together.