Category: Tips

The Apps You Should Always Allow

When you first set up a parental control app like Boomerang, it is hard to know which apps should qualify for “Always Allowed” status, and which apps should be limited. It’s even more difficult to determine if you …

Signs Your Kid Needs a Screen Time Break

We know that in some circumstances screen time can be good, it can also be extremely bad. As your child looks down at their screen, it can become difficult to decipher when they need a break from technology. …

Smartphone Rules for Your Kids

You are finally ready to give your child a smartphone! Congrats! I’m sure you’ve already done your research and figured out exactly which phone you will get them. Now you are ready to hand it over, but not …

Summer Road Trip Apps Your Kids Will Love

Going on a road trip is almost a right of passage as a kid growing up. Especially in large families when buying multiple plane tickets can get too expensive. Road trips can be extremely boring, and there can …

App Reviews for Parents: Houseparty

There is a new up and coming social platform that kids are downloading and using right now. The app is called Houseparty and is used as a group video chat platform. To give you a brief history of …

Don’t You Trust Me? Explaining to Kids Why Y...

Many parents arrive at the parental control party a little bit late. Perhaps they gave their child a phone, not really understanding the dangers that could be associated with it, and decided after the fact that parental controls needed …

Could Your Kid Be Chatting With Strangers Online?

There are many stories of kids being kidnapped by someone they were chatting with online. One thing is common in these stories, the parents had no idea that interactions between their child and this stranger were even taking …

App Reviews for Parents: Fortnite

Unless your teenagers have been living under a rock, they might be playing, or want to play a game called Fortnite. Previously this game has only been available to play on a PC or Gaming console, but it …

Understanding Why Kids Like The Videos They Watch

Sometimes I feel like sitting in my rocker on my front porch to complain about “kids these days”. Children growing up in this digital age have access to things I could not have even dreamed of when I …

Preparing Your Kids to Reject Pornography

Sadly in the current world we live in, it is not a question about if your child will be exposed to pornography, it is when. According to the American Psychological Association “the average age of first exposure to …