Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media is dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology; and empower parents, teachers, and policymakers by providing unbiased information, trusted advice, and innovative tools to help them harness the power of media and technology as a positive force in all kids’ lives – including reviews of movies, videos, apps, and video games.

Screen Time; Family Time

Children spend almost eight hours every day using computers, the TV, cell phones, video games, and other digital media, reports the Kaiser Family Foundation. Find ways for family members to thrive when using the media while creating a balanced approach to the way family members spend their time.

6 Ways to Be A Better Listener for Your Children

In the midst of busy family life, it can be easy to overlook one of a parent’s most effective tools for communicating respect to our children: the art of listening well.

Benefits of Teaching Children Gratitude

Many parents and educators worry that today’s children are ungrateful. But new research suggests ways to turn the tide.