Parenting, Media, and Everything in Between

Explaining the News to Our Kids

Disturbing news events can leave parents speechless. These age-based tips on how to talk with kids about the news -- and listen, too -- can help.

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.