Sexting

Should I worry about my teens texting?

April 7, 2015

By Michael Rich, MD: Q: I’ve noticed that many parents worry a lot about their children texting. But when we were kids, we would spend hours on the phone, sometimes not

Sexting & the plummeting teen pregnancy rate

January 27, 2015

Don’t believe anything you hear about sexting causing an increase in teen pregnancy. There is no way it can be true. How can I say that? Because teen pregnancy in the

‘Revenge porn': Exposing cruel disclosure

August 3, 2014

This is a sidebar to my earlier post about social norms as one of the solutions to social cruelty online, zooming in on one form of it. “Revenge porn” needs to be

Family Contract for Smartphone Use

March 24, 2014

Pledge for kids and teens I will not touch or look at my phone when it’s dangerous to do so such as driving, riding a bike or walking. I will be considerate of others
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