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Value of Face-to-Face Connections12064In today's digital world, it's common for scenarios like this to play out: A teenage girl comes into the kitchen obviously upset,...9/25/2017 2:49:57 PMThere is no skill more valuable than being able to speak with a person face to face children to help them shape their social skills so when they have a disagreement with a 468https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Internet on Child’s Phone14388 Question: What are some of the pros and cons of Internet access on a child’s phone? My 11-year-old wants to have this access on her phone....9/15/2017 9:15:31 PMinteractions with others to be sure she is using her interpersonal skills appropriately opportunities to practice and enhance these skills due to electronics such as cell phones 613https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Eight-Year-Old and iPod Use14287 Question: My 8-year-old daughter accrued charges of almost $300 while playing a game on her iPod. I didn’t know that she knew how to do th...11/22/2017 7:38:49 PMMy 8-year-old daughter accrued charges of almost $300 while playing a game on her iPod I didn’t know that she knew how to Nor has she developed critical thinking skills at this age 593https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Model Real Conversation 11996Cyberbullying is a real problem today. Many parents would be shocked to read some of the hurtful, mean-spirited texts and posts that are being writ...8/25/2018 12:46:44 AMCyberbullying is a real problem today Many parents would be shocked to read some of the In fact, conversation skills are falling by the wayside as people depend more and more on 520https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/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 PMWe live in an information age - and our kids are the ultimate receivers no better way to teach social skills to and build relationships with teenagers than One of the best places to 613https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Advice for Parents on How to Talk to Their Teen about Electronics and Social Media12293You know it's increasingly difficult, I think, especially with social media, to parent today. I mean, I think it's more challenging today than ever...6/16/2017 1:02:38 AMYou know it's increasingly difficult, I think, especially with social media, to parent today I mean, I think it's more challenging today than Communication Skills Social Media Teens 388https://www.boystown.org/parenting/videos/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 PMcan be shared and what should stay secret is a skill that takes time to develop many youth have not mastered this skill when it comes to using social networks 835https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Texts Tweets and TV part 112432Boys Town's Lauran Buddenberg discusses texts, tweets and TV.We have a little more than an hour to talk about kids and technology. My name is Laura...6/16/2017 1:02:38 AMBoys Town's Lauran Buddenberg discusses texts, tweets and TV We have a little more than an hour to talk about kids and technology My name is Laura Buddenberg, I do work for Boys 397https://www.boystown.org/parenting/videos/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
A Parent’s Guide to Fortnite, Gaming and Other Electronic Entertainment11934Gaming 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 AMBy Greg Snyder, Ph. D., Boys Town Staff Psychologist Gaming is a popular entertainment activity for children and adolescents, and games come and go so quickly it can be hard for 1969https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
My Teen Believes He is a Grown-Up and Argues with us Continuously14344My child is suffering from depression, lack of discipline, and is not willing to do his work. We are a good two parent family.8/21/2018 7:17:48 PMWe are a good two parent We took him to a clinic, counseling and a class for social skills clear expectations in every area -- chores, academics, house rules, and social skills 664https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx