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Social Media Driver’s License7402Many 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 420https://www.boystown.org/parenting/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Adolescent Brain and Social Media6422Adolescence 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 1819https://www.boystown.org/blog/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Social Media Safety13809Does 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 459https://www.boystown.org/parenting/quick-tips/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Nourishing Your Teen Goes Beyond Just Putting Plenty of Food on the Table6674It’s in our family-style residences that our youth receive the care and guidance they need from trained couples called Family-Teachers®. Other kids receive the same high-quality care in Family Homes at several of our affiliate sites around the country.11/15/2019 8:46:03 PMof the athletes they see in the media, or be pulled into the "win-at-all-costs" (steroid Social media and excessive screen time can be the junk foods of the intellectual 477https://www.boystown.org/blog/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Is Media Replacing Parenting?11980We 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 350https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Balancing Technology and Media11841 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 466https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Technology and Media Resources for Parents12041Boys 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 - www.medialit.org Common Sense Media - www.commonsensemedia.org Plugged In 275https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Top 10 Parenting Tips for Family Use of Technology and Media12124 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 443https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Media Bombardment11994​​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...8/25/2018 12:46:12 AMKids 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 861https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Nothing's Secret on Social Media11997A 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 447https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx