January 22, 2021
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LGBTQ Youth at Greater Risk for Online Bullying

Highlights: LGBTQ youth generally spend more time online than their heterosexual peers. The Internet offers safe spaces for teens who identify as sexual minorities to interact […]
January 6, 2021
Online dating app.

Meet-ups and Hook-ups: Is Your Teen Using Dating Apps?

Highlights Teens are using dating apps designed for them but also apps created for adults, sometimes falsifying their birth dates.  Dating apps are generally unsafe for […]
December 21, 2020
Computer monitoring software

3 Ways to Block Websites on an iPhone

Smartphones have become vital to everyday life. And not just adult lives – teenagers and even younger children have their own phones and use them for […]
December 7, 2020
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How to Block Websites on Android Devices

Children of all ages use smartphones and tablets to talk to their friends, entertain themselves, and even for schoolwork. While not all parents agree on how […]
November 23, 2020
Mom sitting with two children looking at a laptop screen.

Mitigating the Risks of Online Learning for Your Children

This fall, the back-to-school season went a little differently than usual for most families. Rather than returning to their classrooms with their bookbags and school supplies, […]
November 9, 2020
Two teens standing outside looking a phone screen together.

Is Cyberbullying on the Rise Since COVID-19?

While many parents and educators are concerned about the effect of a lot of screen time on children, many were relieved to pivot to online learning […]
October 26, 2020
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How to Protect Your Kids Online this Halloween

Halloween is meant to be scary in a fun way, but parents have a lot of real, not-so-fun reasons to be scared on Halloween.  The whole […]
October 12, 2020
Two teens smiling while looking at a phone screen.

Exploring the Legality of Sexting Among Teens

Sexting is one of those things that previous generations may not have had to spend a lot of time worrying about, but today’s parents are very […]
September 28, 2020
Teen sitting on steps.

What Every Teen Should Know About Sexting

If you have a teenager who has a cell phone, you’re probably accustomed to seeing them taking a selfie, texting rapidly to their friends, or laughing […]