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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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Parenting Online… Is Just Like Parenting Offline

May 9, 2018 - Children, Online Safety, Parenting, Smart Phones, Teens

If you think about the parallels, it becomes extremely clear, doesn’t it?

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Parental Monitoring Apps Don’t Work… Here’s Why!

April 11, 2018 - Children, Empathy, Online Safety, Parenting, Phones, Smart Phones, Texting

We’ve been saying this for a long time, parental monitoring apps provide moms and dads with a false sense of security. And, in short, they just don’t work. If you’re interested in reading the latest research, click here. And if you want to watch our…

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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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When’s The Last Time You Checked Your Phone’s Privacy Settings?

February 21, 2018 - Online Safety, Parenting, Phones, Smart Phones, Technology

These apps are tricky! Settings can and do change with app updates. It’s on us to stay on top of our own privacy settings… and those of our kids!

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What Above The Fray Offers

January 24, 2018 - Children, Cyberbullying, Family, Online Safety, Parenting, Phones, Princiapals, School, Smart Phones, Social Media, Student, Teachers

Here’s how we’re getting parents educated and engaged in their children’s digital lives, how we’re keeping kids safe online, and how we’re helping schools and school districts across the country. Click here to contact us for more: http://bit.ly/2DBQ9wn

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Phones In The Hands Of Children

January 4, 2018 - Children, Family, Smart Phones, Snapchat

Why are we so willing to hand over a digital device to a child that’s not ready for the responsibility?

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Watch This Before You Give A Child The Gift Of Tech

December 19, 2017 - Children, Family, Gaming, Parenting, Phones, Smart Phones, Technology

Christmas is nearly upon us. Are you ready for the responsibility that comes with giving smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles, and computers?

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Facebook’s New Messenger App For Kids Is Here… Are You Ready?

December 5, 2017 - Children, Facebook, Family, Online Safety, Parenting, Phones, Smart Phones

It looks like the tech giant got a lot right when it comes to safety, but what are the underlying consequences of the new Facebook Messenger app for kids?

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Are You Up To The Challenge?

November 22, 2017 - Family, Parenting, Phones, Smart Phones

Join me in having a phone free Thanksgiving!

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