How Much is Too Much Screen Time for Teens

Is Excessive Screen Time Causing Teen Depression and Anxiety? Common Sense Media reported that screen use for adolescents jumped 17 percent since 2019, a steeper increase than in the prior four years prior the pandemic.  Screen use rose by nearly 50...

Teens Buying Drugs Online

Years ago when a teenager wanted to score drugs they didn’t have look far, it was to their friends (negative peer group), classmates in school, at parties or even from our home medicine cabinet. Fast forward today and you’ll find young people are now getting drugs...

Tips for Creating A Smartphone Contract

Having a smartphone contract in place early can help your kids understand the guidelines you expect to follow as well as the consequences they can expect when they are broken. Smartphone contracts can also help limit screen time. Giving kids a cell phone...

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...