The Best Parental Controls for Teen Social Media

The topic of parental controls is one of the hottest topics of today’s digital discussions because protecting childhood safety and innocence is a universally accepted core value for all parents. We carefully screen movie ratings, books, TV shows, and even food labels for inappropriate content and toxins but, despite what our instincts tell us surrounding…

ABC 20/20’s Digital Addiction: Watch Here!

This week, ABC News 20/20 aired the story we contributed to over the past year called, Digital Addiction.  One of our advisory doctors and authors, Victoria Dunckley, MD, participated with the production and her segment was aired on Good Morning America summarizing the progress of one family as they successfully detoxed their two young children from their screens.…

Do smartphones hurt your child?

Fox News Health just had a timely short clip by Dr. Manny Alvarez about children and cell phones and screens.  http://foxnewsinsider.com/2014/05/05/are-smartphones-hurting-your-kids Touch screen devices have no known benefits to a child but rather they are linked to lower verbal skills. The interaction with the screen touching buttons and swiping, delays