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Should I Read My Child’s Text Messages? – Parenting Dilemma Discussed

Should I Read My Child’s Text Messages? – Parenting Dilemma Discussed

Technology provides a lot of advancements and conveniences. The internet, Business dealings, personal transactions, social media, and other digital platform access – all could be done through a mobile device. Everything seems to be a phone call, text message, email, or a click away. In this digital age, everyone has access to a phone. The benefits may be undeniable but …

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Parents’ Guide To Private Messaging and Texting

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What Is Texting and Private Messaging? Texting, also known as text messaging, is when someone compiles and sends a message to another containing letters, numbers, GIFs, emojis, and so on from their devices. Devices used can include smartphones, tablets, smartwatches, laptops, and more.  Private messaging, also known as direct messaging, occurs when two or more people privately communicate with one …

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Sharenting: Are You Guilty Of It?

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Social media isn’t just for kids anymore. Parents post photos, videos, and more on popular platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok. Most of the content posted online by parents is about their friends and family. However, some parents cross the line and overshare and provide too much personal information about their children online. This oversharing on social media, often referred …

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What Is FOMO?

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Social media has become an integral part of today’s society, enabling people to be socially connected anywhere in the world. The social media boom all started with Myspace, and led to the creation of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and more. Even with the many great things these platforms brought about, there are several downsides to using them. This includes cyberbullying, …

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Essential TikTok Safety Tips Kids Need To Know (Infographic)

Social Media: A place for people to share themselves with the world and connect with friends, family, and those who have similar interests. To continue the social media saga is the social media app, TikTok. It continues the main purposes of all social networks, but in the form of short videos. However, just like with any other social media app, …

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How To Stop Your Child’s Snapchat Addiction In Its Tracks!

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According to Pew Research Center, 69% of teens use Snapchat and 35% use it often. It is the favored social media platform among young adults today. However, as we have seen over recent years, the overuse of social media by kids and teens can have negative consequences. Among the many negative effects is Snapchat addiction.  What Is Snapchat Addiction? Snapchat …

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Apple’s Kids Category Bans Ads and Third Party Tracking

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In Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference on Monday afternoon they announced App Store Developer Guidelines in the Kids Category.  What this means is that there are more stringent guidelines for protecting children when it comes to app developers from tracking your child’s data.   The Kids Category In Apple’s App Store Review Guideline’s Release they noted the update to the Kids …

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6 Apps & Sites To Help You Find A Reliable Babysitter

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Finding a reliable babysitter can be tough. Your parents or in-laws are usually your first choice. But if you live far away or have to go to a family wedding they aren’t always available. If you’re lucky you have someone in your neighborhood who can babysit for you. But every parent knows you need to be prepared with a list …

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What To Look For In A Parental Monitoring App For Android

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When children turn a certain age, we give them a cell phone. It’s almost like a right of passage. We give it to them with the best intentions thinking it will help keep them safe. They can call us when they need a ride or if they are in trouble and they can stay in touch with their friends.But with …

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What Is The Best Texting App For Kids?

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  With all the dangers that exist online there is a strong need for safe messaging services. It is almost impossible to completely shelter your child but you can have some control over who they are messaging and when. This way your child can learn to be tech savvy but can also be protected from anything inappropriate or dangerous. By …

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