September 14, 2020
Teen dancing.

Are Online Challenges Harmless Fun?

Have you heard of the ice bucket challenge? How about the cinnamon challenge? Online challenges can have a wide reach and they seem primed to get […]
August 31, 2020
Young teens looking at their phones.

Parental Dilemma: Should You Read Your Children’s Text Messages?

It’s a moral quandary for the modern age: should you read your child’s text messages, or let them have their privacy?  It’s not a question that […]
August 17, 2020
Young teen looking at her phone

What Apps Should You Put on Your Child’s First Mobile Device?

There are lots of think pieces and opinions on when a child gets a smartphone or other type of mobile device. Some argue for a particular […]
August 3, 2020
Parental monitoring

Ways to Protect Your Teen’s Digital Footprint

Do you know what a digital footprint is? Does your teen? The most important thing to know about a digital footprint is that it can have […]
July 20, 2020
Parental monitoring.

Helping Your Child Navigate a Tech-Addicted World

Screen time addictions are real. Children, teenagers, and even adults find themselves sucked into the glow of their smartphone, laptop, or tablet screens for hours on […]
July 6, 2020
Cell phone with the app ASKfm displayed.

A Parent’s Guide to ASKfm

If you’re the parent of a teenager, you know how difficult it can be to keep up with what they’re doing online and with the apps […]
June 15, 2020
Keyboard with keys labeled Online Predators.

Online Predators: What Parents Should Watch For

The possibility of children and teens being approached by predatory adults has always been a concern for parents, and since the advent of the internet, online […]
June 1, 2020
Vault app displayed on a phone.

‘Vaults’ and Other Hidden Apps: How to Find Them on Your Kids’ Phones

If you want to know what your teenager is up to, their phone might be the best place to find clues. After all, a large portion […]
May 18, 2020
Woman wearing headphones looking at a laptop screen.

What Parents Should Know About the House Party App

With schools closed down and families confined to their homes except for essential business, a lot of people are bored. It’s not just children and teenagers […]