Teens and Tech. Is it a plague, or just a parental reality? Today – we’ll dig into Fortnight… And Screen Time Limits…And a bundle of CES gizmo’s for families. Plus – Did Facebook get kids to swipe parents credit cards? This is Future Forward. I’m Gene DeRose and I’m Steven Rosenbaum… Let’s launch

1. Is Tech Good or Bad for Kids?

For teens, digital technology is good. Or bad. Or maybe neutral?
https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/01/for-teens-digital-technology-is-good-or-bad-or-maybe-neutral/

Forget Screen Time Rules — Lean In To Parenting Your Wired Child, Author Says
https://www.npr.org/2019/01/15/679304393/forget-screen-time-rules-lean-in-to-parenting-your-wired-child

This parenting trick could help curb your kid’s tech addiction
https://qz.com/1522287/this-parenting-trick-could-help-curb-your-kids-tech-addiction/

2. Fortnight

‘Fortnite’ and the collapse of parenting
https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/fortnite-and-the-collapse-of-parenting

The positive life skills Fortnite has taught my children
https://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/life-and-relationships/the-positive-life-skills-fortnite-has-taught-my-children-20181231-p50oxk.html

3. CES

CES 2019: The Best Tech and Gadgets for Parents

CES 2019: The Best Tech and Gadgets for Parents

Is this the future of parenting? ‘Family tech’ firms unveil a $300 breast massager and a pregnancy band that tracks your baby’s heartbeat in the womb
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-6578979/CES-2019-Family-tech-gadgets-appeal-parental-anxiety.html

The Monit “Smart Diaper” Is the Latest Unnecessary Parenting Gadget

The Monit “Smart Diaper” Is the Latest Unnecessary Parenting Gadget

4. Tech News for Teens

Facebook knowingly duped game-playing kids and their parents out of money

Facebook knowingly duped game-playing kids and their parents out of money

Disney quietly shut down Babble, the parenting blog it once acquired for $40M
Is this the future of parenting? ‘Family tech’ firms unveil a $300 breast massager and a pregnancy band that tracks your baby’s heartbeat in the womb

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