Research shows profound benefits of reading aloud with children. One of the most protective activities parents can do with children. Check out Screen Smart Sam to read with young children to prevent screen dependency problems early.
Join our private Facebook group for parents and professionals to discuss issues affecting your family. Get matched with a mentor or learn from others, it's a great place for parents to connect and hear from other providers as well since we have an open door policy which most groups hosted by companies do not.
Click the picture above to read about research referenced on our social media posts or seminars. Click here to view a list of often referenced studies about topics from screens to happiness, and what really contributes to well being. Most recent findings link screen use to causing ADHD later in life and misdiagnosed Autism symptoms due to screen use.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has policy statements and technical reports on families’ and children’s interactions with various forms of media
Dear Parents is a unique, fascinating, and beautifully produced digital well-being resource by teens for parents and other adult caregivers. These are authentic teen voices sharing their thoughts and hopes about screens, phones, and digital devices -- and how they really want to relate with their parents about them. Great way to start conversations!
Discover all the facts through articles, podcasts, documentaries, and videos about the harmful effects of pornography on children & society including brain development, relationships, self esteem, and other.
Here is one of many articles highlighting studies relating social media use to depression, mainly in girls. There are ZERO medical studies that show social media is beneficial, in-person friendships are essential part of growing up, even one friend is better than 2 or 2,000 online.
Thinking of going totally screen-free? Check out this book and research about the benefits and debunk myths about harms. If this is something you aspire for your children we can help make it happen (and no, it won't hurt your child's development that's a myth)
Cognitive-behavioral risks associated with pre-school age children viewing more than APA recommended less than 1 hour per day of high quality media. New article published shows association between toddlers and behavior/learning problems due to screens and children as young as 7 commonly viewing porn. New guides are out for preschool media use focusing on high quality content, encouraging minimal viewing, and debunking myths that children need screens to learn reading and writing before they enter school.