Ever feel like you’re on the losing end of a constant game of tug-of-war with your child over the amount of time he or she wants to spend playing video games, surfing social media, or watching YouTube? It doesn’t have to be that way.
The Family Online Safety Institute's Good Digital Parenting resources provide parents and caregivers with the tools they need to confidently navigate the online world with their families. View and download our newest materials below.
“How much screen time is appropriate for my children?” is a popular question these days, but has many different answers.
Children can play video games at home or on the go, which makes it difficult to manage their favorite hobby.
The most popular form of social media for teenagers might surprise you. Use that knowledge to encourage your child to use the Golden Rule while online, and to explore the online world thoughtfully and consciously.
What is cyberbullying and how do I recognize it? What do I do if my child is being cyberbullied or if my child is a cyberbully?
Want to have a conversation about online safety with your kids but not sure where to start? Use this guide to establish expectations and get to know where your kids stand on this topic.
With all the negative things we hear about social media, it’s no wonder we feel anxious about letting our kids online.
My millennial children came of age in the early 2000s, before most phones had cameras; when social media meant Myspace—and screens still referred to movie theaters. When providing cell phones to our young teens, we made sure they could call and text and then tried to monitor their activity.