Tag Archive for social media

Planned Parenthood Advertises Puberty...

on October 4, 2022 by

Aimed at minors, incorrectly markets puberty-blocking drugs as safe substances that can be used “like a stop sign” to halt puberty

Why Are American Teenagers So Sad And...

on September 21, 2022 by

The effects of social media and the evolution of parenting

Book: The Collapse of Parenting

on September 17, 2022 by

How We Hurt Our Kids When We Treat Them Like Grown-Ups

The Book “Irreversible Damage”

on September 17, 2022 by

Seducing Our Daughters’ the impact transgenderism is having on girls

What We Get Wrong About Teens And...

on August 26, 2022 by

Teenagers actually want to talk about their tech struggles. But parents and guardians need new talking points.

Digital Hell

on August 26, 2022 by

Young parents’ inability to handle kids’ screen time habits leading to more arguments, family tension

Elevated Tween Screen Time Linked To...

on August 16, 2022 by

Tweens who spend more time on screens have a higher likelihood of developing disruptive behavior disorders, with social media having an especially…

Social Sanity Book Club Chapter 2:...

on July 22, 2022 by

Who are you? Who are you on social media?

How Instagram Is Making Girls Lonely,...

on July 21, 2022 by

By last year it was up to 44 percent, the highest level of teenage sadness ever recorded

Resources For Navigating LGBTQ Issues...

on July 7, 2022 by

We’ve included a number of books that may also help you think through these issues before you talk with your teenagers.

TikTok Trend Has Teens Flocking To &...

on July 4, 2022 by

Viral TikTok trend dubbed “Gentle Minions,” where large groups of teens dress up in formal attire to go see the movie

What Parents Need To Know About The...

on June 21, 2022 by

Teens are using emoji and secret lingo to find illegal drugs. How parents can crack the code

Sharp Rise In Transgender Young People...

on June 11, 2022 by

Social media has been a significant catalyst for teenagers questioning their gender identities today

Flashback: Social Media Is Hurting Kids...

on June 2, 2022 by

but a Fix May Be on Horizon

Popular Kids In School More Likely To Be...

on May 23, 2022 by

Popular means that everyone knows you, but they may not necessarily consider you a buddy

Apple ‘Tracker’ Used To Stalk Teen...

on May 4, 2022 by

Apple ‘Tracker’ Following Teen Visiting Disney World

 

Mexican Cartels Recruiting USA Teens To...

on May 3, 2022 by

Mexican Cartels Use Social Media to Recruit Young Americans, Border Patrol Veteran Says

Why American Teens Are So Sad

on April 25, 2022 by

Young people have 24/7 access to sites that are constantly telling them they should be depressed about it

Protecting Children From Sextortion

on April 25, 2022 by

Taking advantage of these tools is a key step in protecting our children. But the most important thing we can do for…

Trans Youth Here Is Where Things May...

on April 15, 2022 by

Fueled by isolation and social media, some youth rush toward gender identity as answer to distress

Walt Mueller: Youth Ministry And The...

on April 7, 2022 by

“Whoever you want to be, it’s yours to make on Instagram!”

Study: Media Use By Tweens and Teens,...

on March 30, 2022 by

The Common Sense Census

Mom Pays Teen $1,800 To Stay Off Social...

on March 4, 2022 by

“On the whole, I would say totally worth it,” he said. “I mean, I would do it again.”

UK: Smartphones Make Teenagers Lonelier...

on March 4, 2022 by

because they isolate young people from their friends, study shows

The Dark Sexualization Side Of The...

on February 25, 2022 by

‘Dangerous by design’ metaverse apps allow children to access immersive digital sex clubs

Study: Celebrity-obsessed People Are...

on February 19, 2022 by

New study boldly claims there is a “direct association between celebrity worship and poorer performance on cognitive tests.”

The Benadryl Challenge Unfortunately Is...

on February 14, 2022 by

Inside a dangerous TikTok trend that keeps sending kids to the hospital

Is My Kid Addicted To Technology?

on February 11, 2022 by

When thinking about our kids and technology, it might be more helpful to think of it in terms of cost and benefits

Walt Mueller And Instagram…

on January 17, 2022 by

Effective marketing promises remedies to our insecurities

Kids And Too Much Time On Electronic...

on December 30, 2021 by

The American Academy of Pediatrics and Canadian Pediatric Society recommends no more than 1 to 2 hours of screen use per day

What Teen Girls Wish Parents Knew About...

on December 23, 2021 by

Remember, Instagram is a corporation that puts its interests before its users

Drug Cartels Flooding US With Fentanyl...

on December 18, 2021 by

“The United States is facing an unprecedented crisis of overdose deaths fueled by illegally manufactured fentanyl and methamphetamine.”

How Smartphones Stifle Childhood...

on December 16, 2021 by

Smartphone seems more like a drug draining the creativity out of the next generation

WHERE WILL OUR KIDS FIND IDENTITY?

on December 8, 2021 by

Teenagers are looking for answers: Am I worthwhile? What makes me worthwhile? How am I unique from others? Are those uniqueness’ good…

Course: Parenting In A Tech World

on December 6, 2021 by

This course gives parents and caregivers strategies and insights to parent confidently in a technology-dependent world

Study: Teens Feeling Lonely At School

on November 26, 2021 by

Data from kids in 37 nations links this to use of cell phones and the internet

Sharing Nudes Doubled Among Pre-Teens In...

on November 18, 2021 by

Twice as many children between the ages of 9 and 12 reported sending nudes or other Self-Generated Child Sexual Abuse Material (SG-CSAM)…

Teens Mental Health During The Pandemic

on November 18, 2021 by

Kids who exercised more and used technology less during the pandemic had better mental health outcomes.

Social Media Before 11…Problematic...

on November 18, 2021 by

Using Instagram or Snapchat before age 11 was significantly related to more problematic digital behaviors compared to those who joined these platforms…

teen faces 10 years for TikTok-inspired...

on October 20, 2021 by

An attack on a disabled teacher that was recorded during a suspected TikTok challenge earlier this month

Is TikTok Causing Severe Neurological...

on October 18, 2021 by

Teenage girls across the globe have been showing up at doctors’ offices with tics—since the start of the pandemic

Toddler Broadcasts Mom In Shower Live On...

on October 12, 2021 by

“I quickly realize that my phone is broadcasting LIVE on Instagram. In my hand. While I am in the shower.”

Book: Emily Ratajkowski How She Was...

on October 8, 2021 by

Her parents fixated on her beauty and said ‘it seemed important to them both … that their daughter be perceived as beautiful’

TikTok Star Gabriel Salazar killed In...

on October 1, 2021 by

Salazar, who had nearly 2 million followers on the platform, was loved for his lip-syncing and skits

Facebook Knows Instagram is Harmful to...

on September 27, 2021 by

A bombshell report in the Wall Street Journal shows that Facebook, which owns Instagram, is well aware of the teen mental health…

Senators Looking Into Instagram’s...

on September 18, 2021 by

5 senators are demanding answers from Facebook

‘They’re harming us. They’...

on September 18, 2021 by

‘Social Dilemma’ star blasts Facebook for putting profits ahead of people: ‘This is catastrophic’

Book: American Marxism

on September 8, 2021 by

By Mark R. Levin. The widespread brainwashing of students, the anti-American purposes of Critical Race Theory

Zuckerberg Is Planting The First Church...

on August 9, 2021 by

“Facebook is shaping the future of religious experience itself, as it has done for political and social life.”

Book: Parenting Generation Screen

on July 23, 2021 by

By Jonathan McKee: Guiding Your Kids to Be Wise in a Digital World

TikTok Challenge Severely Burns Teen...

on May 31, 2021 by

To recreate a popular video in which someone uses flammable liquid on a mirror to draw a shape and then lights it…

Teen Rocks TikTok….Moving Into...

on May 2, 2021 by

“It has definitely been fun getting to have extra sets of grandparents. I plan on staying for quite a while!”

Social Media Use In 2021

on May 2, 2021 by

These findings come from a nationally representative survey of 1,502 U.S. adults conducted via telephone Jan. 25-Feb.8, 2021

Pew: YouTube Dominates Social Media...

on April 14, 2021 by

TikTok Now Rivals Snapchat, Twitter

Instagram Is Not For Kids

on April 14, 2021 by

3 Red Flags Every Parent Should Consider

Boy Brain-dead After TikTok ‘...

on April 1, 2021 by

A popular social media trend that involves choking oneself until loss of consciousness

Can A Healthy American Society Exist On...

on March 10, 2021 by

Two new books answer no

Addison Rae: Body Image, Identity And...

on March 8, 2021 by

how we can take control of social media rather than giving it permission to take control of us?

What Is The Right Amount Of Screen Time...

on February 10, 2021 by

Here are a few tips from GreatSchools.org to help manage your kids’s screen time

Love: Truths Your Kids Need To Know On...

on February 3, 2021 by

Romance is in the air…“expectations” of how young people are supposed to behave in intimate settings

Social Media Damages Teenagers’...

on January 29, 2021 by

Teenagers’ mental health is being damaged by heavy social media use, a report has found

Man (19) Raped Girl (13) He Met Online

on January 16, 2021 by

Solicited her for sexual activity, and then traveled to meet and engage in sexual contact with the 13 year old victim

Target Backtracks, Puts Book About &...

on November 26, 2020 by

Seducing Our Daughters’ the impact transgenderism is having on girls

Fleets: Tweets That Disappear After 24...

on November 23, 2020 by

Like Snapchat snaps and Instagram and Facebook “stories,” Twitter is rolling out fleets—tweets that disappear after 24 hours

TikTok Is More Popular Than Instagram...

on November 1, 2020 by

The latest study aggregates responses from 9,800 teens across the United States

Group Discussion Cash Baker: Taking A...

on September 19, 2020 by

This discussion brings up LGBTQ issues, Cash in this TikTok video chose to call it a sin

US To Block Downloads Of TikTok By...

on September 18, 2020 by

To combat China’s malicious collection of American citizens’ personal data, while promoting our national values

Social Distancing Heightens Loneliness...

on April 20, 2020 by

The single most important way to mitigate loneliness is for trusted adults to reach out and connect

Drawful 2 Free Giveaways

on March 23, 2020 by

We want to help make it easier for people to experience these moments of connection and happiness during a dark period

American Teenagers Are Declaring ...

on March 16, 2020 by

Danny a YouTube prankster. He is proud to have seen it catch on with young people who champion abstinence

Students Can Eliminate Stress By...

on March 16, 2020 by

It doesn’t take much time for the positive benefits to kick in — we’re talking 10 minutes outside in a space with…

Green Bank W. Va. No Cell No Internet No...

on March 15, 2020 by

“I’m happier because now I don’t have social media to give me high expectations of not only myself but everybody else around…

The Salt Challenge

on March 3, 2020 by

The latest TickTock challenge endangering lives

Kids Shattered By Their Social Media Use

on March 2, 2020 by

I’m an integrative psychotherapist and I work with

Pope To Catholics: For Lent, Give Up...

on February 27, 2020 by

a time to give up useless words, gossip, rumours, tittle-tattle and speak to God on a first name basis

Jump Trip-Skull-Breaker Challenge

on February 25, 2020 by

Unassuming victims are taking into jumping up before their feet are pulled away meaning they land on their heads and spines

Why Higher Depression Rates In Teens

on February 20, 2020 by

I want to talk about all the reasons why we might be seeing this rise

Handout: Ways To Reduce Teen Anxiety

on February 17, 2020 by

Require our kids to shut down, shut off, and sleep in their beds without phones overnight

Talking To Kids About Tech Is Dreadful...

on February 16, 2020 by

Survey of 1,000 parents revealed that 56% would rather talk to their children about sex and puberty than technology features, trends, and…

Study: Teens At Risk Of Being ‘...

on February 15, 2020 by

Teens…kind of trying to gain power and status in more materialistic ways

Phoneless 11-Year-Old Lost In Manhattan...

on February 5, 2020 by

I’m sticking to my principles on not getting smartphones for my tweens — even though my child got lost in NYC

Social Media Trends Your Tech Team Needs...

on January 25, 2020 by

Among all social media trends, video dominates in terms of importance

Crime: Sending unsolicited nudes In...

on January 23, 2020 by

California’s new bill would ban the sending of naked photos and lawbreakers may be fined up to $500

App Lets Strangers Find Your, Info With...

on January 22, 2020 by

works by comparing a photo to a database of  3 billion pictures off Facebook, Venmo, YouTube and other sites

Teen, Convicted In Texting Suicide Case,...

on January 21, 2020 by

From prison because of good behavior

15 Sure Signs Your Teen Is A VSCO Girl

on January 15, 2020 by

The trend started out on TikTok as more of a joke, but then the inevitable came

Woman Disguised As Teen Boy To Abuse...

on January 15, 2020 by

Girls thought they were in a relationship with a teen boy. It was a woman grooming them for sex.

UK: Shock Surge In Adolescent Anorexia

on January 2, 2020 by

Experts blame social media and celebrity diet culture as hospital admissions for under-19s suffering eating disorders DOUBLE in a decade

How Social Media Is Transforming Teens&...

on December 31, 2019 by

How can an increasingly sexualized culture co-exist with less sex among the consumers of that culture?

Parent And Teen Discussion Sex And...

on December 31, 2019 by

So, what should parents do about it?

Book: Girls Fighting The Addictive Power...

on December 29, 2019 by

Revealing what advertisers know about human nature and how they exploit it to make a profit

Study: Media Use By Tweens And Teens

on December 19, 2019 by

by Common Sense Media

The Teen’s Guide to Social Media &...

on December 18, 2019 by

The Teen’s Guide to Social Media & Mobile Devices 21 Tips to Wise Posting in an Insecure World

Way To Respond To Teenage Girls’...

on November 30, 2019 by

7 vital strategies parents and leaders can use to respond teenage girls’ stress and anxiety

Busting Myths About Teen Girl Anxiety

on November 30, 2019 by

Whether or not they personally experience anxiety and depression, 7 in 10 teenagers view both as major problems among their peers

How Well Do You Know Young People’s...

on November 29, 2019 by

Jonathan McKee

CDC: HUGE Increase In Teen/tween Suicide...

on November 29, 2019 by

Are you engaging your kids in these conversation?

What Phones Do To Teen Brains

on November 21, 2019 by

And What Teens Wanted To Know About That

She Tried To Quit Her Phone. She Got...

on November 20, 2019 by

“It was hard for me to admit that maybe life without a phone was a better life for me.”

Flashback: 17 Slang Words

on November 12, 2019 by

A list of 17 popular slang terms and the correct way to use them