Parenting, Media, and Everything in Between

Screen Time in the Age of the Coronavirus

Common Sense Media's research director explains the science behind the new screen rules.

Why Watching TV and Movies Is Better Together

Co-viewing tips to promote learning and bonding.

How to Set Parental Controls on the Xbox One

Use these settings to help make gaming safer for kids.

How to Set Parental Controls on Netflix

Prevent kids from seeing inappropriate content with these easy Netflix settings.

Tips and Scripts for Managing Screen Time When School Is Online

Call your kids' activities what they are -- playtime, work time, friend time, family time, downtime -- and help kids take responsibility for what they can do and when.