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Phones and Loneliness

Nearly half of today’s teenagers say that they are on their phones and online almost constantly. The Pew Research Center surveyed a cohort of teens, ages thirteen to seventeen, along with parents, back in the fall of last year. The…
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Parents and Phone Distraction

Ever since the smartphone debuted back in 2007, I have encountered a growing number of parents who lament how much time our kids are spending on their smartphones, and the way that time has undermined their teenager’s well-being. There’s a…
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A Parents’ Primer on Internet Pornography

The Internet, mobile devices, and other digital technologies combine to create a world in which children and teens no longer have to look for and find pornography. Instead, pornography finds them. Download the free handout, A Parents’ Primer on Internet…
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Smartphones in School

I recently had to double-back to my office after leaving for the day. I found myself in a bit of a panic as I had left my smartphone on my desk. Truth be told, there was a part of me…
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