iOS app Android app More


Finding a Healthy Balance -- For You and Your Kids -- With Media and Technology

Finding a Healthy Balance -- For You and Your Kids -- With Media and Technology

Common Sense Media  03. 6.2015
We've all seen that dad yakking away on his cell phone at the playground while his 3-year-old resorts to increasingly desperate measures...
I'm Mad As Hell and Why you Should Be Too

I'm Mad As Hell and Why you Should Be Too

Jess Davis  03. 6.2015
Our world is sprinting forward while we are asleep at the wheel (bug zapper), into one where our tech is consuming us. Where we are all...
How To Completely Unplug From Your Smartphone For An Entire Day

How To Completely Unplug From Your Smartphone For An Entire Day

Lindsay Holmes  03. 6.2015
It's time for a collective admission: We're all a little tech obsessed. How could we not be? We live in a 24/7, always-on culture. But...
The Most Important Thing I See In Pictures Of My Kids

The Most Important Thing I See In Pictures Of My Kids

Kate Parlin  03. 5.2015
I wade through their words as I walk to the bathroom. I trip over them as I make my way down the stairs. Their words are everywhere.
The Four-Letter Word Parents Have for Social Media

The Four-Letter Word Parents Have for Social Media

Diana Graber  03. 3.2015
Digital parenting isn't for sissies. Nothing's prepared us for Kik, Yik Yak , Vine, Ask.fm, Whisper, Secret, Instagram, Omegle, Tumblr...
Demystifying Parenting in the Digital Age

Demystifying Parenting in the Digital Age

Suren Ramasubbu  02.27.2015
Nowhere else in history has there been a reverse relationship between parent and child as in the domain of the Internet. The common belief...
Friends Are for Facebook

Friends Are for Facebook

Nicki Gilbert  02.26.2015
The beautifully captured moments are definitely truthful moments, but I don't forget what's behind them. Nobody I know leads a life of...
To Buy In or Not to Buy In

To Buy In or Not to Buy In

Susan Linn  02.25.2015
It is increasingly difficult to shield children from commercialism, even for families making a concerted effort.
What I Learned During Our Week Of Doing Nothing

What I Learned During Our Week Of Doing Nothing

Wendy Wisner  02.24.2015
Seriously, what more is there than this? Being together with the people I love most. That's all there is in this world, really.
'Dad, Stop Posting Pictures of Me on Facebook!'

'Dad, Stop Posting Pictures of Me on Facebook!'

Susan Stiffelman  02.23.2015
For years, one of the best ways to humiliate a teen would have been to sit down with her friends and go through the family photo album....
Why You Shouldn't Read This Post

Why You Shouldn't Read This Post

Lola Reed  02.23.2015
Because we're all spending waaaaaaay too much time staring at screens -- and even when we do come across some nugget of wisdom that has...
Social Media: We're Not Connected, We've Just Mastered Loneliness

Social Media: We're Not Connected, We've Just Mastered Loneliness

Unwritten  02.19.2015
Clearly, social media is not going away any time soon, but it might be nice to stop counting our 'likes' and start making memories without...
6 Truths I Learned My First Year on Facebook

6 Truths I Learned My First Year on Facebook

Ann Cinzar  02.18.2015
I was a decade late to the party. This month, as Facebook turns 11, I am celebrating year one on the site. I've learned a lot - and not...
6 Adult Dating Apps Teens Are Using Too

6 Adult Dating Apps Teens Are Using Too

Common Sense Media  02.18.2015
Although adults use these apps both for casual hookups and for scouting out more long-term relationships, they're risky for teens.