Parents’ Guide to Twitch

Twitch is where people go to watch live streams of other people play video games. That’s the cliffs notes version, but that version doesn’t really do justice to the cultural phenomena that is Twitch.tv.
Let’s talk about why and how Twitch became popular, and how parents can make sure it’s safe for their children.

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A quick guide on how to set parental controls on an Android phone

The world is a lot different now than it used to be. We have so much information right at our fingertips; if you have a question, you can find an instant answer. Need a recipe? Just look one up online. Not sure what the answer is to that trivia question you heard a few days ago? A quick online search on your phone will return the answer. Want to know what your child is doing on their phone, or who they are talking to? Well, that one gets a bit more complicated. 

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Social media parents guide: how to keep kids safe online

It seems that no matter where you look these days, you will encounter some form of online social media, from Facebook to Twitter, Snapchat to Instagram, and everything in between. We are constantly surrounded by social media. It can be a bit intimidating and frightening when you allow your child to get their first phone knowing what all is out there. This social media parent’s guide will help you navigate the “do”s and “don’t”s of online usage. 

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Couch… to Athlete: How to Keep Your Children Active

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.

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