The biggest challenge for family vacation is unplugging from our 24/7 media lives. Credit: Getty Images
What's the biggest challenge ...With planning and self-control, you can ditch the gadgets and enjoy some family face time.
How does a parent choose which media to allow their kids to spend time with? Credit: Getty Images
It's a daily dilemma: If you allow a ...Whether it's TV, video games or websites, a screen is a screen is a screen.
Despite the rating, you never know what you're going to get. Credit: Getty Images
When my friends complain about hearing a baby cry ...If you're trying to make a decision about whether to see a movie with your child, you can't rely solely on MPAA ratings.
Movie monsters get a bad rap, but they often have positive qualities. Credit: Disney Pixar
Beasts are bad guys, right? Not always. ...Movie monsters get a bad rap, but they often have positive qualities that help kids learn.
Getting your kids away from media shouldn't be an ordeal. Credit: Corbis
"Turn off the TV!" "No more Club Penguin!" "No Facebook 'til ...Cell phones, TV shows, video games and the Web often create standoffs between kids and parents.
Teens who watched horror films experienced an increase in anxiety. Credit: AFP/Getty Images
Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" is one of the ...A seminal University of Michigan study showed that teens who watched horror films experienced an increase in anxiety.
Advertisements leave an impression on your children. Credit: Getty Images
Don't people have fun in alcohol ads? And they make a big ...Alcohol in the media makes a big impression on your kids.
Storybook apps are for kids of all ages! Credit: Getty Images
We're loving the new book apps you can download onto your smartphone or ...Storybook apps can help encourage lifelong readership.
Exposure to sexual content in TV and other media in early adolescence can as much as double kids' risk of early sexual intercourse. ...According to a report, having a TV in a child's bedroom is associated with early teen sexual activity.
Kids love getting their game on. Credit: Getty Images
Never before have kids spent so much time (and money) gaming. Some gaming ...How do you know if video games are OK for your kids to play?