What should Parents Know about the Mobile Games their Children are Playing?

Children can spend dozens of hours per week, sometimes even what amounts to whole days, playing mobile games. Apart from paying close attention to the time children spend on mobile games, we always try to remind parents to keep an eye at the other risks involved in mobile gaming and gaming in general.

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Should you sign a phone contract with your child?

child's phone contract

Phone contracts between parents and children are becoming ubiquitous. They can be found on the Internet, in schools, and probably even among your neighbors. Behind every such contract we find a young child, asking for a phone, and a parent who wishes to give her one, but is wary of the consequences.

Should you consider jotting down a contract with your child before handing that first phone? And what should that contract contain?

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4 Ways to Recognize Dangerous Apps for Kids

Recognizing Dangerous Apps for Kids

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.

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Five simple ways to improve your child’s self-esteem

parental monitoring doesn't have to restrict your child

Give them more space to make mistakes, and don’t just tell them they’re amazing. Building a child’s self-esteem often feels counter-intuitive, but it’s also one of the most rewarding things a parent can do.

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What is the Best Parental Monitoring App?

Best parental monitoring app

So, you bought your child’s first mobile phone, and now you’re searching for the best possible parental controls out there, the ultimate parenting app, to protect your child from everything lurking on the other side of the screen. How can you make sure you pick the right app, and not regret your choice?

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Red alert: What can parents do if an inappropriate photo of their child is leaked?

Teen monitoring app

A horrible scenario for a parent: your teen took an inappropriate photo of themselves, which intentionally or unintentionally got sent to someone. Children make mistakes, but there are ways to act quickly and correct them.

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Bridging The Technology Gap Between Parents And Children

Cultures of Dignity is an incredible organization, and their work with young people – empowering them, understanding them and giving them the tools to navigate the challenges of young adulthood – is truly inspiring!
Their blog post, about their reasons for partnering with Jiminy, is extremely touching and motivating – we’ve succeeded in helping parents and children bridge gaps created by technology!

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