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Parenting Children in the Age of Screens- Pew Research Center (July 28, 2020)

Two-thirds of parents in the U.S. say parenting is harder today than it was 20 years ago, with many citing technologies – like social media or smartphones – as a reason.

Articles on Parenting and Cell Phone Devices- Common Sense Media

Common Sense is the nation's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of all kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in the 21st century.

This Is What Phone Addiction Looks Like for Teens and How Parents Can Help- Parents (August 25, 2023)

In this 'Teen Talk' column, an 18-year-old reflects on how teens rely heavily on technology, especially now, and what happens when parents take their phones away. (Medically reviewed by Emily Edlynn, PhD)

 How to Tell If Your Kid Is Ready for a Smartphone- Parents (September 13, 2023)

Research says 95 percent of teens have access to a smartphone—but how do you know if your kid is ready? Experts weigh in on the great phone debate. (Medically reviewed by Laura Anderson Kirby, PhD)

So your tween wants a smartphone? Read this first- NPR (July 12, 2023)

What teens think parents should know about phones  -Washington Post (February 7, 2023)

How to Use Parental Controls on Your Child’s New Phone - New York Times (December 14, 2022) 

Online Safety- NYS Office of Children and Family Services