Helpful Websites for Parents

 
1. Kids-In-Mind: Got some unexpected extra time screen time available? Not sure if your kid should be watching that new movie they REEEALLY want to see? Here is a site that can help you make a more informed decision. They have movie ratings and parent reviews covering the content for upcoming, current, and past movies.
 
2. PBS-Learn and Grow: PBS is awesome for a variety of reasons. They are dedicated to helping parents BE parents. This is a great resource as we ALL learn how to intentionally pour into our children. PBS also has up-to-date resources for managing and thriving with our children through all their transitions.
 
3. Common Sense Media: Common Sense Media covers a wide variety of topics and offers helpful advice on just about every available media platform out there. Thinking about getting your child a new game? Check out the ratings and reviews from other parents before you spend your money. You may be surprised by the content in some of the more sought after games and movies.
 
4. Online Safety Help: A direct link to Common Sense Media's page for privacy and internet safety help. This is a great website overall, and this area is particularly important in our ever shrinking world of online connectivity. They also have a great article on setting online behavior expectations early for children. Stay vigilant and keep asking questions about online capabilities in your children's games and devices.