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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A Parent’s Guide to Social Media: Facebook

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While it’s certainly not as popular with children as it once were, you’ll be surprised by the number of kids who still occasionally hang out on Facebook. While most parents won’t need any introduction to Facebook, we feel our series of guides won’t be complete without the most popular social network in the world.
If you feel you don’t really need this guide, perhaps you’ll find the previous installments more helpful:
A Parent’s Guide to Social Media: Snapchat
A Parent’s Guide to Social Media: Instagram

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4 Ways to be in the know about your child’s phone habits

Let’s face it – as parent, we’d all like to say that we know it all and have everything under control. But the increasing smartphone and social media usage in recent years has left many of us in the dark. What is really going on in our children’s lives?

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Parenting tips: Self-Image, Celebrity Comparison and the Tween Mind

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We all want our children to have high self-esteem. In fact, high self-esteem largely influences future mental and emotional health, sense of worth, and social satisfaction. During the tween years, your child searches for identity through the opinions of her peers. Simple praise can make her self-esteem skyrocket, while one criticism can sometimes be devastating. Some parenting tips from Jiminy.

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A Parent’s Guide to Social Media: Snapchat

Is snapchat safe for kids?

Is snapchat safe for kids?

In this parent’s guide we will take you through the basics of Snapchat – general uses, key terms and important points about privacy. Find out – is Snapchat Safe for kids?
We bet you will read this article in a “snap;” it’s all about Snapchat!

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A Parent’s Guide to Social Media: Instagram

In this series, we will walk you through four of today’s widely-used social media platforms, telling you their general uses, defining key terms for each platform, and leaving you with important points about privacy.

Parents guide to instagramYou can catch on to this one “insta-ntly; we’re talking about Instagram!
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