5 Ways to Reduce Your Teen’s Screen Time

Since the pandemic, screen media among young people has increased 17 percent according to a new Common Sense Survey. We have now seen a decline in mental health in teens, a rise in depression, anxiety and underperforming in school. Technology is not going away, as a...

Sue Scheff Parent Advocate

Career Thoughts Interview with Sue Scheff   Sue Scheff has spent over 20 years (since 2001) helping parents of struggling teens. She has based her business (Parents’ Universal Resource Experts) off of her own experience as a parent of an at-risk child, and is...

Teen Online Safety Tips

As a parent, you want to protect your child from the dangers of the internet. There are countless stories of predators, hackers, and thieves targeting and exploiting young adults. To avoid this, many parents will go as far as to limit or prohibit their child’s use of...

Could Instagram Be Damaging Our Teens?

Facebook Knew Instagram Could Be Harmful to Our Teens The tech giant has studied how the app affects youth. An article in The Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook’s own documents found Instagram to be damaging to teens. A 2017 survey, published by the...

Helping Your Teen Identify Misinformation Online

Teens today have grown up surrounded by technology. Some might argue they were practically born with smartphones in their hands. In some cases, your teenager might even know more about the Internet than you. But that doesn’t mean they aren’t susceptible to getting...

Benefits of Online Learning During the Pandemic

Coping with remote learning by understanding viable options The emergence of the Covid-19 emergency has caused catastrophic disruptions throughout the world. Almost every aspect of life has suffered from the uninterrupted chaos globally. However, the unpreceded...

Teen Gaming Addiction

Signs of Teen Gaming Addiction Many parents are concerned with the amount of time their tweens and teens spend online. Whether it’s communicating with friends through social media, texting or chatting — or they are playing video games, it all involves...

Social Media: The Emotional Impact on Teens

Preventing the Adverse Effects of Social Media on Teens Social media was created to make people socialize virtually, and that has been possible to some extent. There are multiple other benefits of social media as well, but the question is do the pros outweigh the cons...