Resources for Parents


CirclePoint provides bullying prevention programs for school communities designed to make a positive difference in preventing, reducing, and resolving bullying problems.

CirclePoint Parent Portal. This collection of resources and guides help parents understand what bullying is and how to talk to their child about bullying. It describes actions parents can take to help prevent their child from being bullied, to resolve a bullying problem, and to work constructively with their child’s school to get the problem to stop.

Center on Media and Child Health

The Center on Media and Child Health is an academic research center that educates those who care for children on how to create and consume media that supports children’s health and development.

Should I let my children use Facebook’s Messenger Kids app?

Should I be concerned about my teen’s Finstagram (fake Instagram) account?

How can media contribute to sexual behaviors in children?

How can media contribute to aggression in children?

Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media helps families make smart media choices around apps, games, websites, and other media. They publish information that helps families understand and navigate the challenges of raising children in the digital age.

What age should my kid be before I let them use social media?

How much screen time is OK for my kids?

What's the right age to get my kid a cell phone?

Does exposure to violent media make kids more aggressive?