Smartphones are essentially little computers, so you might be a little worried when handing one over to your child. Take some time to understand the risks and implement a few safeguards so that you can help your child use smartphones safely.
Parental involvement is critical when it comes to helping children game more safely. Take an active interest in the games that your child plays and wants to buy; that means doing a little research on the game’s rating, game-play style, content and age-appropriateness.
Connect, Learn and Engage to help your child make safe choices online.
A checklist for teens to make sure they are staying safe online.
Article from Kid Matters Parenting Blog
Created by SnapChat, this guide covers SnapChat’s features, FAQs, Safety and Wellness Resources, and Conversation Starters
Apple Support page with information for families on how to set restrictions on Apple mobile devices
Whether your children are younger or in their teens, the Family Link app lets you set digital ground rules to help guide them as they learn, play, and explore online.*
When you put parental controls on an Android device, you can restrict what content can be downloaded or purchased from Google Play on that device based on maturity level.
Contains information and links to directions for setting parental controls on Xbox, Playstation, and Nintendo devices.
Reviews for parents for movies, apps, games. Also has tips under “Parents Need to Know”
There are several apps that offer monitoring of your child’s phone. This websites lists 12 of these apps