April 1, 2019

Is Parental iPhone Monitoring Software Still Necessary?

Over the years, the iPhone has added more and more features that are appealing to adults and children alike. However, amid a growing perception that too […]
February 25, 2019

Why Monitoring Teen Phone Use Isn’t a ‘Once and Done’ Task

Teens can make positive use of their phones, but they’ll always need guidance. Nothing about teens is “set it and forget it,” and that’s especially true […]
February 5, 2019
Facts about Cyberbullying

Facts about Cyberbullying: 10 Reasons Parental Control is NOT optional

Cyberbullying is a type of bullying that occurs over digital devices. This can be anything from a smartphone to a computer. Through these devices, cyberbullying can […]
February 4, 2019

My Child Spent $800 on In-App Purchases. What Now?

Free apps and digital games can provide hours of entertainment for kids. And while you don’t want them to spend too much time absorbed in their […]
January 28, 2019
It’s OK to allow a little extra screen time when there are special circumstances.

How to Manage Your Teen’s Screen Use on Snow Days

One of the best ways to get your kids off of their smartphones, tablets, or computers is to send them outside to do something. But what […]
January 14, 2019

Help Teens Cope With Boredom Without Their Phones

Boredom is nothing to be afraid of. These strategies can help parents help their teens learn to deal with boredom without resorting to smartphone use.
December 17, 2018

How Phones Spy on Your Teens and What You Can Do About It

If your teen is like many of their peers, they probably spend every spare minute with their smartphone in hand, texting and messaging, talking, playing games, […]
November 27, 2018

Why Teens Still Need Limits on Time Spent in Front of Screens

Many parents have concerns about their children’s screen use, and especially with how young children are when they first start using screens these days. These concerns […]
November 12, 2018

iPhone vs. Android: Which Phone Is Safer for Your Teen?

Once you’ve decided that it’s time to allow your teen to have a smartphone, the next question is, which phone? Your teen likely has some ideas, […]