Children are bombarded by advertising everywhere they turn. Helping kids understand how advertising works can help protect them from being exploited by advertisers.
Talk to your child about media consumption to make viewing a conscious choice.
By the time kids enter middle school, they will have seen 8,000 murders and 100,000 more acts of violence on broadcast TV alone. And studies show it affects their behavior.
If you don't talk to your kids about your own values and expectations about sex, the main input they'll get is from the media. Here are some guidelines to help you.
Your child is bombarded with media messages about ethics and values that often run counter to yours. Here is what you can do to counter them.
Tame the media monster at your house with these simple tips.
How often your child updates her profile, tags pictures, and talks on her cell matters – unless you’re raising the next Justin Bieber (in which case, carry on).
As kids continue to flock to sites like MySpace, and the backlash from parents and the media fades, it's time to take a fresh look at social networking.
These guilt-free video games, software, and phone apps allow kids to indulge their gaming habits while pumping up their math muscles.
Here's how to make sure your child is Internet smart and Internet safe.