Digital Family Matters

UScellular wants to help parents and kids navigate how they use social media, websites, connected devices as well as their smartphones. We’ve partnered with nonprofit organization Screen Sanity to help families build healthy digital habits together and have introduced the Smarter Start Toolkit. 


Get the free Smarter Start Toolkit for you and your child.

Agreeing on parameters is key to making sure both parents and children see eye-to-eye on how the devices are used. The Smarter Start Toolkit includes educational and actionable tools, tips and an agreement for both parents and kids so everyone can use technology in a thoughtful way.

Download the Agreement to Start the Discussion


Check out the tips and ideas below to help inform your family talk about a variety of digital family matters.

Start Your Kids Off Smart

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What to Consider When Getting Your Child a Phone

Parents often wonder when the right time is for their child to have their first phone. 

Social Media Tips for Kids

Here are a few tips you should always consider when engaging with social media platforms.

Keeping Your Connected Home Secure

Adding parental controls and securing connected devices is important to help prevent children in the house from accessing inappropriate content.

Social Media Tips for Parents

There are a few basic guidelines parents can consider when helping their kids navigate social media safely.