Our children are spending more and more time on their devices. They are more connected than any other generation.

This agreement will help you set rules and guidelines for device use.

Think back to when your parents first handed you the keys to the car so you could drive to work or to school for the first time – by yourself. How many hours had you logged behind the wheel with an adult in the passenger seat? Your parents were probably pretty confident you knew the rules of the road. And they set clear guidelines for your use of the car.

When you hand your child a phone or tablet for the first time, you’re essentially handing them the keys to their first car. How confident are you that they know the rules of the road? How confident are you that you know everything they’re doing online? Have you set clear guidelines for the use of the device?

This free Electronic Device Agreement will help you protect your child.

This free resource will help you:

1. Set clear expectations for your child’s use of any electronic device.
2. Establish boundaries for acceptable use.
3. Define consequences for misuse of the device.

Please, review the contract with your child and sign it with them. Having rules and expectations written down really helps children understand expectations, boundaries and consequences.

This resource is free.

At the Beau Biden Foundation, we realize keeping tabs on your child’s digital life can be overwhelming. The phone never stops buzzing. The popular apps are constantly changing. You do a good job checking your kid’s profile and reviewing their friends – but you worry you’re missing something.

Fill out the form above and in a couple of minutes, we’ll email you a link to download this free Electronic Device Agreement. We hope it will help start a healthy conversation about a child’s digital life.