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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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How To Use Android Parental Controls On Your Child’s Phone

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With phones providing so much access to the internet, messaging and social media sites we have to stop and wonder what our children are looking at.  Strangers can message your child on Facebook posing as another child. Adult content can pop up on the screen without warning. What are our children being exposed to?  As a parent you need to …

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Who Is Your Child Talking To?

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Your child just met a great new friend online. He’s super fun, loves YouTube & Fortnite, and he’s 45. The internet allows people to pose as whoever they want to be, even registered sex offenders. According to the NSPCC, one in three children have added strangers online. One in four children said they would do it again. Do you know …

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How To Find Out If Your Child Is Being Bullied Online

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Bullies have been around forever, in the school yard stealing lunch money from the “scrawny kid”. Even young girls have been doing their own form of bullying, excluding the “nerdy girls” and gossiping. But with technology and gadgets being so accessible, a new kind of bullying has emerged amongst young people, online bullying.   Kids these days don’t just have …

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Parents, Beware Of The Shell On Challenge!

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  You think kids would’ve learned after the Tide Pod Challenge? Apparently not. Another dangerous online viral challenge is sweeping the internet, the Shell On Challenge. Young kids are posting their ‘Shell On’ videos on social media so they can become internet famous. But what is this challenge and how can parents protect their children from it? We discuss this …

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