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Should I Get My Kid A Smartphone?

on April 19, 2017 by

Adam Mclane

‘I’m sorry. I Was Texting,&...

on April 3, 2017 by

He called the sheriff’s offices for both counties and told them “they needed to get him off the road before he hit…

How To Limit Kids Screen Time

on March 8, 2017 by

unGlue helps parents set screen time limits on any device

Just One Hour A Day On Social Media...

on January 7, 2017 by

Social media sites help us stay connected, but for younger teens, the cost of online connectivity can be steep

The Drawbacks Of Constant Connectivity&...

on January 5, 2017 by

Do you ever think about the ramifications of “constant connectivity” with our devices?
Do your kids?

Parents Put Your Phone Away: An Addict&...

on January 1, 2017 by

Why Do We Get Addicted?

What Happened When 9 Teens Gave Up Their...

on December 12, 2016 by

It was painful in the beginning. “I am going insane,” Yet, within days, there were significant changes…

Teens And Online Safety: Infographic

on December 1, 2016 by

The bane of the internet: cyber bullying, cyber stalking, sexting, inappropriate content, social media addiction

Five Actions That Form A Healthy...

on November 11, 2016 by

We live in a “tell all” culture. Social media, image consultants, photographs, smart phone in our hand to record ourselves

5 Ways to Connect with Today’s Young...

on September 29, 2016 by

Who Can’t Pry Their Eyes from Their Mobile Devices!

Technology Rules That Teens Would Set...

on August 14, 2016 by

Family technology rules is among the first to explore children’s expectations for parents’ technology use — revealing kids’ feelings about fairness and…

Values: Kids And Screen Time

on July 19, 2016 by

A helpful-infographic

Study Says Kids Understand Smartphones...

on June 30, 2016 by

Children are more proficient in operating a smartphone than in completing basic everyday tasks

Inside The World Of One 13-Year-Old Girl

on June 6, 2016 by

What it’s like to grow up in the age of likes, lols and longing

How To Know If Your Teen Is Ready For A...

on May 9, 2016 by

Maybe other parents don’t see it this way but they don’t have to live with the consequences

At What Age Should I Let My Kid Have A...

on May 8, 2016 by

“What age should I let them have access to all of this stuff?!!”

Half Of Teens Think They’re...

on May 6, 2016 by

50% of teens feel they are addicted to their mobile devices

Discussion Starter: Teens Use Media 9...

on November 14, 2015 by

Discussion Starters for Student Small Groups

Art Imitates Life

on November 13, 2015 by

Creepy photo series reimagines what happens to the phone-obsessed

Why Some 13-year-olds Check Social Media...

on October 6, 2015 by


Pphubbed You…

on October 2, 2015 by

Study: Your Cell Phone Use Could Be Hurting Your Relationships

Your Teen’s New Favorite Drug –...

on September 26, 2015 by

1 in 5 teens will wake up in the middle of the night to check his or her smartphone for updates or…

Flashback: Americans’ Views on Mobile...

on September 10, 2015 by

Pew Research Center

Dad Padlocks Daughter’s Closet...

on September 9, 2015 by

8th grader racked up $541 in charges…majority of data usage on instagram posts

“Top Social Networks And Apps Your...

on September 8, 2015 by

Gaggle’s Student Safety Representatives continue to discover websites and apps that pose potential risks to students

Secret Teen Photo-Hiding App Expose

on September 7, 2015 by

Ingenious iOS app that allows kids to hide damning photos from their parents in plain sight

Ingenious Kid Hacks His Parents’...

on September 3, 2015 by

..so that the word ‘no’ automatically changes to ‘hell yes’ – b4 asking them if he can throw a party

How Having Smartphones (or not) Shapes...

on August 26, 2015 by

Non-smartphone-using teens are more likely to keep in touch with their closest friend via social media

For Teens, Phone Calls Are Reserved For...

on August 24, 2015 by

Pew Research

Teens Downloading Jott Like Crazy

on August 23, 2015 by

Jott has nearly 500,000 monthly users and one million app installs..If you haven’t heard of Jott, go ask a teenager

Knock Knock: The New Contact App

on August 21, 2015 by

Choose exactly what contact information you share with each person in the vicinity

Flashback: “Scary Facts About The...

on August 20, 2015 by

It’s The One Night Stand Locator

PreTeen Cell Phone Contract

on August 14, 2015 by

Does my 12 year old son really have the maturity to properly use this phone without help

Talking With Teens About Their...

on August 14, 2015 by

by Jonathan McKee

Flashback: A Cell Phone Contract To Help...

on August 14, 2015 by

This cell phone contract emerged from the research we conducted..Making Your House a Hub of Faith

Is The Smartphone Killing Weekend Church...

on August 14, 2015 by

Some are thinking ‘why bother..I can listen when I’m running?” Here are 5 Things You Can’t Download

Is Your Child Ready For A Cell Phone?

on August 14, 2015 by

Click on the checklist below to think through the decision

You May be Addicted to Your Smartphone...

on December 24, 2014 by

Amy Williams

Talking With Teens About Their...

on October 24, 2014 by

by Jonathan McKee

Teens And Adults Voice Search Habits

on October 15, 2014 by

Google reveals our embarrassing voice search habits

How To Use Instagram In Youth Group: ...

on October 14, 2014 by

Instamoments are those very moments where in an instant we are changed in some way.

A Cell Phone Contract to Help Build...

on October 9, 2014 by

This cell phone contract emerged from the research we conducted for chapter ten: “Home Sticky Home: Making Your House a Hub of Faith”

Parents’ Smartphones

on October 9, 2014 by

Sticky Faith Builder or Breaker?

Should I Just SMASH My Kid’s Phone?

on October 9, 2014 by

Author: Doug Fields & Jonathan McKee

Are You a Slave to Your Smartphone?

on October 8, 2014 by

‘nomophobia’ – the fear of being without your mobile

How To Monitor Your Kids Without Turning...

on October 3, 2014 by

Whether you choose to use tech to monitor your kids is something is only you can decide. But if you do, here…

Youtube The Mobile Takeover [...

on October 3, 2014 by

The #1 video platform on the Internet, it’s also the second most used search engine as well as the most viewed social…

85% Of Millennials In The US (18-24) Own...

on September 19, 2014 by

Smartphones have become the staple of everyday life and the on-the-go tool of choice for consumers looking to catch up on emails,…

Teens Favor Tech Over Clothes

on September 6, 2014 by

Clothes aren’t as important to me,” She probably spends more on technology because she likes to “stay connected,”

The Mobile Teen [infographic]

on September 5, 2014 by

Here are the latest stats about our teens use their phones, from dawn till dusk

The Best Free Online Training…From...

on September 4, 2014 by

Youth workers take advantage Jonathan McKee’s FREE resource, it is the best I have seen in a long time

Your Smartphone, Your Kids, and Their...

on January 14, 2014 by

How Do I Disable My Camera’s Geotagging Features?

PreTeen Cell Phone Contract

on January 9, 2014 by

Does my 12 year old son really have the maturity to properly use this phone without help

Watch Out for Walking Zombies

on January 8, 2014 by

Most Cell-Phone Owners Experience ‘Distracted Walking’

Majority of Porn in U.S. is Viewed on...

on January 5, 2014 by

52% was viewed through a mobile device of that 14.7 billion visitors in 2013, That’s 1.68 million visitors an hour

Louis CK explains why he’s not buying...

on September 22, 2013 by

I’m not raising children; I’m raising the grownups they’re going to be. I have to raise them with the tools to get…

Smartphone Ownership Still Rising

on June 20, 2013 by

Smartphone users spend over 9 hours a month on social networking platforms

Airline Kicks 100 High School Students...

on June 6, 2013 by

Teens who wouldn’t sit down and put away their cellphones


on June 4, 2013 by

The fear of not having a mobile phone, hits record numbers

Teen Cell Power

on May 22, 2013 by

This teen’s invention means you could charge your cellphone in less than 30 seconds

Social Media Robs Teens Of Innocence

on May 20, 2013 by

Emma Watson

Parent’s Guide to Social Media

on May 15, 2013 by

Parent’s of Teenagers are the first generation of Parents to have to guide teenagers on how to manage their digital footprint

“I Met Him on Instagram”

on May 14, 2013 by

It started with my daughter’s Instagram account. I Didn’t Even Know She Had It

Should I Just Smash My Kids Phone

on May 14, 2013 by

Doug fields & Jonathan Mckee Team Up To Help Parents Teach Their Kids Responsibility

Texting While Driving Now Leading Cause...

on May 13, 2013 by

3,000 Annual teen deaths nationwide from texting and 300,000 injuries

The Hyperconnected Teenager [infographic...

on May 13, 2013 by

We are living in a hyperconnected culture. Every teenager I work with has a smart phone with multiple social media apps

SmartPhone Safety Nets

on May 8, 2013 by

“Have you set some guardrails to help your kids steer away from these kinds of temptations?”

U.S. Teens Want An iPhone For Their Next...

on April 16, 2013 by

A little under 60 percent of teens reported that iOS would be the operating system on their next smartphone

School Districts Crack Down As Teen...

on March 18, 2013 by

Teachers need to change the way they teach

More U.S. Teens Are Using Smartphones To...

on March 14, 2013 by

37% of Americans ages 12 to 17 go on to the Internet from a smartphone

Buzz: Samsung’s Galaxy S4

on March 12, 2013 by

Everything you need to know about the Samsung Galaxy S4

18-Year-Old’s Watch Could Beat...

on February 15, 2013 by

Tian started dreaming of skipping the rest of his education and starting a business instead

Children Face Online Sex Abuse With...

on February 7, 2013 by

Unsupervised teens with internet and social media enabled mobile phones most likely to access pornography and enabled adult predators to groom them

Zombie Walking

on December 13, 2012 by

Start early to talk to Students about the dangers of distractions


on December 10, 2012 by


While Driving Teenagers Are 26 Times...

on December 5, 2012 by

Toyota survey of more than 5,500 drivers aged 16 to 18 and their parents

Americans Multi-Tasking Watching TV

on November 27, 2012 by

Nielsen Report

How Do Parents & Children Actually...

on November 12, 2012 by

Text Messaging: 94% Youth 82% Parent

Trick or Tracker App Points Kids Home

on October 19, 2012 by

Also best cities to trick or treat

Low Income Students’ Test Scores Leap...

on October 16, 2012 by

Wireless Initiative helped students achieve higher test scores

And the winners are….

on September 6, 2012 by

First off, a huge thank you to Mike and the folks at The Youth Culture Report.

15-Year-Old Sentenced For Murder Over...

on September 4, 2012 by

Girl Allegedly Murdered By Total Stranger Over Facebook Posts

5 Reasons I Recommend The Youth Culture...

on September 4, 2012 by

5 Reasons I Recommend The Youth Culture Report

Teens Live for Their Phones

on August 24, 2012 by

Half of Teens Couldn’t Live Without Their Phone for a Week

Two Thirds of New Mobile Buyers Now...

on July 13, 2012 by

Cellular Jerks: Where Are Your Mobile...

on July 4, 2012 by

Texting and Driving: A Crash Course ...

on July 3, 2012 by

Adolescent girls who over use internet...

on July 2, 2012 by

Study: Apple’s Siri is wrong over...

on July 2, 2012 by

Nearly 1/2 of 18-29-year-olds who use...

on June 29, 2012 by

No Cellphones at Summer Camp –...

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Teens text for study and don’t...

on June 27, 2012 by

Update: Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1...

on June 27, 2012 by

Study: Teens behaving worse online,...

on June 26, 2012 by

How Smart Phones are Changing the Way We...

on June 25, 2012 by

Teens and Texting Factsheet

on June 23, 2012 by

Yikes! Nude Photos of Snooki Surface...

on June 11, 2012 by

Doctors seeing more teens with ‘...

on August 18, 2011 by

Social Media Will Kill Youth...

on August 18, 2011 by

Google to Buy Motorola Mobility for $12...

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