Lively dinner table conversation holds some incredible benefits for young children and teens, but any parent will tell you how difficult it is to actually get the conversation ball rolling. Luckily, there are some true and tested ways to build a sturdy foundation for engaging dinner time chat.Continue reading
As parents, we can’t help but be concerned about the technology our children are using. That’s 100% natural. However, it is important to remember that technology is not all bad.Continue reading
What should parents know about Amino? Read this parent’s guide to Amino to find out what you should know if your child is using this popular social app.Continue reading
The talk all parents should have with their children, and preferably more than once – rules and guidelines for staying safe and guarding your privacy online.Continue reading
Yubo is a social network app, dedicated to helping users find and chat with new online friends. What should parents know about it? And how can parents monitor Yubo?Continue reading
Many parents decide to read their children’s text messages in order to protect them. That’s, obviously, perfectly fine. Parents have a right to protect their children from online dangers, and that is one way to do that.Continue reading
Parenting advice is like opinions – everybody’s got one, but the best ones are data-based.Continue reading
Kik, and should you allow your child to use it?
Read our parent’s guide to Kik
Let’s face it, electronics are taking over and fewer children are playing outside. We all know that staying active is important for preventing health problems such as obesity and type 2 diabetes, but beyond that, it helps improve mood and sleep, and builds strong muscles and bones. In fact, children ages 6 and over need at least an hour of physical activity every day.Continue reading
There are many ways to help children who are struggling in school with their homework, but which is the best?Continue reading
Is there a surefire way to find out if an app is safe for children? While no social media or any other social app can truly be 100% safe, there are a few precautions parents can take to protect their children and find out if a certain app is dangerous for children. We promise it won’t take long.
Is your child getting too much screen time?
Video games seem to have taken over the lives of our children. They wake up, go to school, complete homework, and end the day by playing video games or interacting with technology in one way or another.Continue reading
I was born in downtown Indianapolis, the hustle and bustle of the city was the soundtrack to the first eight years of my life. I had never been out of the city; “Naptown” was all I knew.
Then, in August of 2005 my parents moved me and my two older siblings to a small suburban town in Ohio. I was in for the biggest shock of my little eight year old life.Continue reading