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.
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
Kik, and should you allow your child to use it?
Read our parent’s guide to Kik
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.
Can parents monitor Snapchat and Instagram, and possibly even make it safer for their child? Can you put parental controls on Instagram? The answer is a resounding – YES. Follow this guide to make sure Instagram is a safer app for your child:Continue reading
There is an abundance of social media apps that take up teenagers’ attention, but Snapchat is one of the most popular. If you’re completely in the dark regarding Snapchat – start by reading this article.Continue reading
Make sure you follow these steps to make S
napchat safe for your kid (or at least, much safer).
Parents, confused about Twitter? We have your back…Continue reading
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
Sexting, or the sending of nude or semi-nude pictures of oneself through digital means, didn’t exist when we were growing up. Therefore, many of us are shocked when we discover just how prevalent it is, and wonder why would any child, especially ours, do such a thing.Continue reading
Let’s face it – as a parent, we’d all like to say that we know it all and have everything under control when it comes to our kids, 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? Can child phone monitoring help us unlock what is going on in our child’s life?Continue reading
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.