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How to Promote Internet Safety in the Home22022Kids are always connected! But whether your children are on Facebook, Pinterest or whatever popular social site pops up next month, parents need to know how to keep their kids safe while online.3/27/2020 4:05:06 PMKeep your home computer in a common area Block access to inappropriate sites and filter web content Obtain passwords or “friend" your child so you can more easily monitor social 137https://www.boystown.org/parenting/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
How To Create a Technology-Alternative Lifestyle in Your Home401609While some parents may long for the days of limited technology and no cell phones, that is not the norm for kids today.7/22/2020 2:54:01 PMMake “together time" a habit Share responsibilities and chores Get active Set realistic, meaningful limits on technology use Be a role model for your kids Open the 130https://www.boystown.org/parenting/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
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 PMKristen Galloway, PhD, LP, BCBA Psychologist Do you feel overwhelmed when you think about parenting social media Do you know where to start What sites are more kid-friendly or how 2033https://www.boystown.org/parenting/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Plugging into Our Families – Instead of Our Devices6682​When a national survey found that more screen time coincides with less happiness among teens, it helped confirm what a lot of parents already beli...11/15/2019 8:55:08 PMConnecting with Kids, Depression, Parent-Child Relationships, Teen, Teens When a national survey found that more screen time coincides with less happiness among teens, it helped 861https://www.boystown.org/blog/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
How To Help Delete Cyberbullying3751007/8/2020 5:56:23 PMIncrease your awareness about technology so you are better prepared to have discussions with your child Encourage your child to share difficult experiences with you Advocate and 546https://www.boystown.org/parenting/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Too Much TV Watching49372/24/2021 8:33:14 PMI know this pandemic is effecting kids differently but I’m curious about my 7-year-old son I don't know if it’s his age or getting out of school early due to the pandemic but he 86https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/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 3220https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Using Technology as an Effective Parenting Tool13821Unfortunately, many children — especially teens — are physically and psychologically attached to their electronic devices.4/6/2018 2:43:18 PMUnfortunately, many children — especially teens — are physically and psychologically attached to their electronic devices But while these devices can often distract teens from 457https://www.boystown.org/parenting/quick-tips/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
My 10-year-old with ADHD is Addicted to Video Games.14399My daughter, who is now 10, was diagnosed with ADHD and with being on the autism spectrum when she was 3. She also has Asperger syndrome. My husband and I are worried that she is addicted to video games and other technology.1/15/2019 4:53:01 PMMy daughter, who is now 10, was diagnosed with ADHD and with being on the autism spectrum when she was 3. She also has Asperger syndrome My husband and I are worried that she is 266https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx