Circle Roundup: Volume 9
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Circle Roundup: Volume 9

A collection of stories from ‘round the web on juggling family and tech.

Screen Time and Sleep

How Much Sleep Does Your Teen Need? John Hopkins Medicine
(3 min read time)

More than you might think. Still, few teens get the 9 to 9.5 hours they need as their sleep cycles change. Here are helpful tips to help them get more restful shut-eye.

Losing Sleep Over Your Sleep Tracker? NPR
(3 min listen time)

If you’re tracking your sleep on a device, you might find yourself fixated on performance, leading to sleep stress. Here’s a solution.

How Sleep Helps Teens with Social Stress MSU Today
(3 min read time)

A study from Michigan State University finds that sleep helps high school students problem solve and cope with social challenges, like discrimination.

Best Meditation Apps for Kids Common Sense Media
(1 min read time)

A study from Michigan State University finds that sleep helps high school students problem solve and cope with social challenges, like discrimination.

Social Relationships

How Digital Dating Abuse Is Affecting Teens Psychology Today
(2 min read time)

How to help your child identify abusive behavior, online and off.

Online Rejection, How to Help Screenagers Blog
(2 min read time)

How to help your child identify abusive behavior, online and off.

The Age of Smartphones

Panicking About Your Kids’ Phones? New Research Says Don’t New York Times
(4 min read time)

A new study finds an inconsistent link between social media and depression and anxiety.

When Should Your Child Get a Smartphone? Fast Company
(2 min read time)

Questions parents should ask themselves before giving a child their first phone.

Dive into Circle Stories for more expert advice on navigating screen time at home.


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