Tips for helping teens manage their social media

Set Limits

Encourage other activities

Stay involved in your child’s online activities

Don’t  threaten to ban all access to the internet. ( The main reasons teens don’t tell their parents when they are bullied online is fear of losing computer access.

Devices including smart phones out of bedroom at night

No technology at least half an hour before sleeping

Websites such as Cold Turkey allow students to block all distracting websites for a set period while they study

Read the article on he dangers of living a virtual life and the fear of missing out. (FOMO)

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