Digital Parenting Guides

    Family Media Contract

    Use our Family Media Contract to keep your family's digital use under control.

      Connected Toy Buying Guide for Parents

      Are you purchasing a connected toy for your child this holiday season? Download our buying guide before you purchase.

        Snapchat: A Guide for Parents

        Is your child using Snapchat? Learn how this app works & see if it's safe for your child to use.

          ASD Digital Parenting Guidelines

          The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) & Zift have partnered together to create five guidelines to provide additional support for parents raising kids with ASD.

            Cyberbullying: A Guidebook for Parents

            Learn how to stop cyberbullying & take action against online harassment.

              Parenting the Digital Generation: Teens

              Teach your teens the do’s and don’ts of what it means to be a responsible digital citizen by accessing our guide.

                Parenting the Digital Generation: Tweens

                Tweens have grown up with technology, but are still learning the boundaries of how to use it responsibly.

                  Parenting the Digital Generation: Infants & Children

                  In today’s digital age, screen exposure is not only increasing for young children, it’s being introduced earlier than ever.

                    Digital Parenting and your Autistic Child, Part 3

                    Introducing Boundaries & Embracing Unplugging

                      Digital Parenting and Your Autistic Child, Part 2

                      Not All Screen Time is Created Equal

                        Digital Parenting and Your Autistic Child, Part 1

                        Special Needs Require Special Attention

                        Smarty How-To Videos

                          Smarty Video: How to Find Apps Draining Your Battery

                          Tired of your phone dying so quickly? Watch this video to help you find the apps draining your battery.

                            Smarty Video: How to Turn Off Comments on Instagram

                            Not all comments are helpful. If your child is facing a cyberbully, watch this video to learn how to disable comments on Instagram posts.

                              Smarty Video: How to Turn Off Location Tracking on Your Child's Snapchat

                              If your child is using Snapchat, watch this video to turn off the Snap Map location tracking feature.

                                Smarty Video: How to Stop Your Child from Deleting Apps on iOS

                                Kids can easily & accidentally delete apps on your phone. Watch this video to learn how to stop them with a simple tip.

                                  Smarty Video: How to Turn On Restricted Mode for YouTube

                                  Does your child watch YouTube? Watch this video to learn how to turn on YouTube's Restricted Mode for safer viewing.

                                  Infographic Videos

                                    Infographic Video: Think Before You Post

                                    The most important thing your child can learn is to think before they post. Watch this video for more tips.

                                      Infographic Video: 10 Signs Your Child May Be Bullied

                                      Is your child being bullied? Watch this video to learn the 10 signs of cyberbullying.

                                        Infographic Video: How Do Children Use Tablets?

                                        Most children are using tablets on a daily basis, but how are they using them? Watch this video for more information.

                                          Infographic Video: Tips to Unplug Every Day

                                          Everyone needs time away from technology. Watch this video for tips to help you unplug.

                                            Infographic Video: Teach Kids to S.T.O.P.

                                            When your child is confronted with a bully, teach them to S.T.O.P. Watch this video for more information.

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