Join us July 14th @ 12:30PM CST! In this 60-minute virtual session, you will create a family screen plan based expert-guided content about digital health. This includes a road-map for introducing your kids to a smartphone and social media, and time for parents to interact about challenges they are facing—no matter what age or stage your kid is at in the process. The content is designed for adults only, but will give you practical ways you can talk to your kids about this topic.
Click below to book a session or learn more! Struggling with knowing how to help your kids have healthy screentime habits in the world of virtual learning? This 50-minute virtual event will help you make a game plan to manage screens at home. The content is designed for adults only; please note that some information might be disturbing for younger kids. You will walk away with practical ideas to help your child stay safe, sane and seen in an increasingly digital world.
Join us August 11th @11AM CST! If you are feeling overwhelmed by recent trends like and #cancelnetflix , our START team is feeling those concerns with you! And yet, we know that these trends are not outliers; they represent a hazardous reality that our kids face online every day. Join us for a screening of Our Kids Online-a documentary that zooms in on the topics of pornography and predators in a safe and enlightening way. #savethekids
Relay: A Modern Walkie-Talkie for the Pre-Smartphone Years. $49.99 + $9.99/mo**
Verizon GizmoWatch2: Smartwatch for the Pre-Smartphone years. $99.99 + monthly service
Gabb Wireless: A Safe First Phone for Kids. $99.99 + $19.99/mo**
CleanBrowsing: DNS-Based Content Filtering. Free.
Bark: Parental Monitoring + Web Filtering App. $14/mo
CovenantEyes: Screen Accountability + Pornography Filtering. $15.99/mo
Circle by Disney: Router-based Parental Control Device + App. $129 (no monthly)
Gryphon: Smartmesh WiFi Security Router + Parental Control System starting at $99 (no monthly)
Protect Young Eyes Website: Digital Safety Resources + Education
Qustodio: Parental Control + Web Filtering App. From $4.58/mo
Book designed to help porn-proof today’s kids. $16.57
Common Sense Media Website: App Reviews and Tech Recommendations for Families
HR Mom Page: Practical tips for parents who realize they have ONE JOB: to work themselves out of a job.
The Complete Guide to Chromebook Parental Controls. By Protect Young Eyes
I Was a Screen–Time Expert. Then the Coronavirus Happened. By Anya Kamenetz
Our Daughter’s Nightly Struggle. A START blog post read by 4.4 million people across the globe
The Great Realisation: A Post-Pandemic Bedtime Tale By Tom Foolery
Still Face Experiment: Developed by Dr. Ed Tronick, UMass Boston
Lessons from “distance learning.” By Jim Gaffigan
2020 Annual Report on Children’s Digital Habits. Qustodio
This is our season of coaching our children through disappointment. By Kristen Howerton
Your ‘Surge Capacity’ Is Depleted — It’s Why You Feel Awful. By Tara Haelle