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No One – Not Parents, Not Kids – No One Wants To Hear This

August 15, 2018 - Children, Empathy, Facebook, Family, Instagram, Online Safety, Parenting, Porn, Smart Phones, Snapchat, Social Media, Student, Technology, Teens

Studying the effects of digital technology on kids for the past few years has finally led me to this place. It’s not where I want to be. It’s where I have to be. And I think, once you watch this video, you’ll agree. Read this:…

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Parents Ask: Can Apps Help My Child’s Screen Addiction?

August 1, 2018 - Apps, Children, Family, Online Safety, Parenting

‘My main concern for my kids is the amount of time spent in front of the screen. I truly believe that my son has a screen addiction. He will spend 12 or more hours in front of his computer if given the option.’

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This Is Crazy!

July 25, 2018 - Apps, Children, Family, Online Safety, Parenting

How in the world are parents letting their children use these apps?!

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This Is The Tool You Need To Keep Your Family Safe

July 10, 2018 - Children, Family, Online Safety, Parenting, Screen Time, sleep, Teens

Our brand new Digital Media Family Use Agreement is now live! This great new tool is exactly what you need to help you parent in the internet era. Check it out here: https://bit.ly/2Jd0ltI

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This Is Going To Be Uncomfortable For A Lot Of You

June 27, 2018 - Family, Screen Time, sleep, Teens

It’s a question we all need to be honest about, for ourselves… and especially for our children.

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What Parents Need To Know About Apple’s New Screen Time App

June 6, 2018 - Apple, Family, Parenting, Phones, Screen Time, Smart Phones, Technology

This big new feature coming to iOS 12… are you ready?

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Your Child And The Sexting Web

May 30, 2018 - Children, Family, Parenting, Sexting, Student

Just because YOUR child would never do anything like that, doesn’t mean you can ignore the topic. No matter how much you trust your son or daughter, families must be talking about the ramifications of youth sexting. It’s one of the Parenting 101 topics of…

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The Latchkey Kids Of The Internet

April 18, 2018 - Children, Family, Online Safety, Parenting, Social Media, Teens

Gone is the era of After School Specials and G.I. Joe cartoons. Today’s kids live in an entirely different era, and their experiences are unlike anything you or I had growing up. They are the latchkey kids of the internet…

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This Shocked…and Saddened Me

March 21, 2018 - Children, Cyberbullying, Family, Princiapals, School, Technology

Few things are shocking to me any longer, but what a school district administrator told me last night about the impact digital issues are having on her campuses blew me away!

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Talking About Apps Is Great, But It’s Not Where You Start

March 7, 2018 - Children, Empathy, Family, Online Safety, Parenting, Smart Phones

Think about it like you would a car. If you want to know how to drive, do you start by learning how the radiator works?

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