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 […]
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 12, 2020
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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 […]
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 […]
June 1, 2020
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‘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 […]
April 6, 2020
Teen lying down looking at his phone.

How Alert Word Screen Shots Can Help Parents Monitor Device Use

Monitoring your child’s internet and smartphone use can be an important part of keeping them safe. Parental monitoring can be the best way to find out […]
November 19, 2019
Young teen looking at his phone.

Should You Spy on Your Kids’ SMS Activity?

Does your teenager spend all day on their phone? Do they spend more time communicating with their friends via text message than they do talking to […]