Blocking, on most social media platforms and apps, means to completely hide someone from your feed. You won’t see the blocked person and that person won’t see you. It is the ultimate way to avoid or hide from someone. Sounds extreme? Well, kids do it A LOT.Continue reading
The Coronavirus epidemic has been grabbing a lot of attention recently, raising many concerns worldwide. As you’re reading this, you’re probably concerned about the virus yourself, even outside of China. Considering the rumors, stories, videos and social media attention to the virus, it’s hard to blame kids for taking part in the collective anxiety. If you haven’t discussed this recent outbreak with your child yet, you’ll probably find yourself in that situation soon enough. Children will have questions and may worry about this new disease, and it is our job, as parents, to help them manage their anxieties.Continue reading
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?
How important are grandparents in their grandchildren’s lives? Studies show that a strong bond between a grandparent and grandkid holds incredible benefits for both. If this article won’t make start planning the next visit to Nana’s house, were not sure what will.Continue reading
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.
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