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What Scares Me Most About My 13-Year-Old Joining Facebook

Sue Sanders | Posted 07.17.2013 | Parents
Sue Sanders

When Lizzie joined Facebook, she sent me a friendship request. I wondered: Shouldn't there be more of a firewall between parents and kids? How much of our children's lives do we really need to know? Isn't privacy and independence a good thing?

The Pros And Cons Of Facebook For Kids | Posted 05.07.2013 | Parents

By the time children reach middle school, the cell phone battle has usually been won or lost -- and these days, kids are the winners. However, the Facebook argument is a lot harder.

Easy Tips for Setting Screen Rules That Stick

Common Sense Media | Posted 11.25.2012 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Model the media behavior that you want your kids to emulate.

Kids Under 13 on Facebook? Not So Fast!

Gwenn Schurgin O'Keeffe, MD | Posted 08.05.2012 | Parents
Gwenn Schurgin O'Keeffe, MD

Just as our kids have to wait to be the right age to drive, drink and vote, let's help them understand that in today's world, they also have to wait to be the right age to use Facebook.

20 Parenting Questions

Etan Thomas | Posted 08.01.2012 | Parents
Etan Thomas

Isn't it amazing how persuasive kids can be and how they can change your entire routine and how you feel no longer matters, but it becomes all about them?

They Shoot Laptops, Don't They?

Stephen Balkam | Posted 05.01.2012 | Parents
Stephen Balkam

First we had revengeful dad Tommy Jordan, who in response to his teen daughter's offensive video posting on Facebook, created a video of his own to "t...

To Allow Facebook or Not to Allow Facebook, that is the Question

Yalda T. Uhls | Posted 06.24.2012 | Parents
Yalda T. Uhls

If you have a child under age 13, would you let them join Facebook if they asked?

5 Crucial Lessons To Keep Kids Safe Online

Steve DeWarns | Posted 04.07.2012 | Parents
Steve DeWarns

To help lower the risk, children should only communicate with people they know from the non-online. Predators can pretend to be someone they are not, (like another child) and may show up in places where children like to play online.

Why Parents Should Both Monitor And Empower Kids Using Social Media

Tina Barseghian | Posted 06.16.2011 | Education
Tina Barseghian

With guidance and support -- and with parents to set examples of what they think is appropriate -- kids can learn their place and their responsibility as part of a worldwide online community.