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
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.Continue reading
Parents, confused about Twitter? We have your back…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
Your new neighbors call; they’re looking for a sitter for their toddler and think your daughter would be perfect for the job. You’re flattered and know your child is responsible, but she has never babysat before. How can you help your child is ready?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
It can often be difficult to find 1-on-1 time with your child, but doing so doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Even 5 or 10 minutes of quality will allow you to check in and make your child feel special.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
According to stopbullying.gov, cyberbullying is “bullying that takes place over digital devices like cell phones, computers, and tablets”. But in today’s technologically-centered society, that could mean… well, anything.Continue reading
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
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
Transitions are tough for any kid, but especially the one to middle school. Elementary school often provides the security and care that a young child needs. Going to middle school means new people, a different routine, and a very different lifestyle.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!