Start the rules early to stop screen addicts

Parenting advice usually has a negative effect on our family. First, it makes me feel guilty, because it exposes the reality that my feeble efforts are misguided, inconsistent and inadequate. Second, it unleashes a wave of attempted reforms that are unsurprisingly not welcomed by the subjects of the new policy. Eventually I abandon the initiative in exchange for peace.

What parents, children should look out for to prevent online crimes

Chief Warrant Officer Rik Stevens has spent more than a decade working for the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office. Countless times he’s had the tough conversation with parents about their children and the internet. “The world is their oyster in terms of where people are on social media,” he said. “It’s important for every parent to be plugged in.”

Utah Passes ‘Free-Range’ Parenting Law

The law, which reflects a movement known as free-range parenting, goes into effect on May 8 and is the first of its kind in the nation. But its backers say lawmakers in several other states are considering introducing similar bills.