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Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Social Media Driver’s License 12002Many 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 3903https://www.boystown.org/parenting/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Social Media Safety 177088Does 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 886https://www.boystown.org/parenting/quick-tips/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Technology and Media Resources for Parents 178296Boys 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 960https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Is Media Replacing Parenting? 178164We 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 1142https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Top 10 Parenting Tips for Family Use of Technology and Media 178319 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 1589https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Media Bombardment 178192​​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 3275https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Balancing Technology and Media 178027 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 1311https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Nothing's Secret on Social Media 178203A 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 2326https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Social media sites are full of rumors and accusations about what happened 177369Social media sites are full of rumors and accusations about what happened. Should I keep my child off the internet until things calm down?When cris...6/16/2017 1:02:37 AMis old enough to be on a social media site without you overseeing their usage all the time opportunity to teach kids to be savvy media consumers and also to bring just a little bit 502https://www.boystown.org/parenting/videos/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | A Parent’s Guide to Fortnight, Gaming and Other Electronic Entertainment 1585Gaming is a popular entertainment activity for children and adolescents, and games come and go so quickly it can be hard for parents to keep up. Currently, Fortnite is the video game dominating the national spotlight.8/25/2018 12:53:05 AMor less per day on electronic media (TV, video games, phones, tablets, computers, etc Parents, too, are often consumed with social media, news, email, and the use of other 30485https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx