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.Continue reading
Is your child getting too much screen time?
Video games seem to have taken over the lives of our children. They wake up, go to school, complete homework, and end the day by playing video games or interacting with technology in one way or another.Continue reading
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napchat safe for your kid (or at least, much safer).
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?Continue reading
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!
Bullying is a complicated and painful matter, and finding out about it is just the first step towards solving the problem. Read this list of articles, and find out which parental monitoring app can help the most.Continue reading
Should adults take a step back, and just let children learn? According to some educators, by trying to actively teach a child, you’re actually hindering learning.
Read more about “kid-Led Learning” – by guest writer Michal Leshem
We’re very proud to announce Jiminy was selected as a GSMA 100 company!
The GSMA 100 is a global innovation discovery initiative, designed to identify the world’s most promising growth-stage companies (That’s us!). Its main goal is to advance the next generation of connectivity and digital services.Continue reading
We’re super excited to announce our partnership with Cultures of Dignity!
Cultures of Dignity Is a premier authority in education and current research into the physical and emotional wellbeing of young people.
You might have heard of the organization’s founder, Rosalind Wiseman, educator and author of the New York Times bestselling “Queen Bees and Wannabes” – THE book on teenage girls, which was the basis for the film “Mean Girls”.
Our mission at Jiminy is to help parents and young people communicate better, and we couldn’t have chosen a better partner to accomplish that mission
Check out their website here: https://culturesofdignity.com
Stay tuned to all the amazing things we have planned for the future!
Rain, snow… the weather not only interferes with your plans, but it can leave you stuck indoors. Rather than turning to Netflix, consider these fun ideas.
You are the parent. You wish to build up your child’s self-esteem. Therefore, you look at her latest arts and crafts project and tell her she’s the greatest thing ever to grace this Earth. Moreover, she is the most amazing child ever, the best at everything, the most beautiful, smart, kind and truly awesomest. Can that possibly be wrong?
You’ve decided it’s time for your child to have a cell phone. You’ve researched phones, chosen a plan, bought a fun case… but don’t forget about one of the most important details: responsible cell phone use. Here are a few tips to ensure your children know how to responsibly use their new phones… and hopefully, avoid some unpleasant scenarios!Continue reading