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Kids' Phone Safety Blog


Future of Parenting: What Raising Kids Will Be Like in 20 Years

September 25, 2017
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If 20 years ago someone told our parents that modern technologies would become a common and inseparable part of our daily life starting from the early childhood, they probably would be surprised. Back in 1990’s, cell phones and the World Wide Web were only gaining their popularity and one could hardly imag …

Keeping Kids Safe Online with Family Digital Pact

August 28, 2017
Set rules for Internet use

Modern technologies bring certain changes in the way today’s parents raise their children. Newest digital devices and the World Wide Web can help moms and dads stay connected with their little ones, keep an eye on them, entertain and educate them. However, the majority of children who get to know about sma …

5 Worst Parenting Styles Ever

July 20, 2017
5 worst approaches to parenting

Each year in May we have a special day to celebrate our mothers, and in June we congratulate fathers. Both these wonderful holidays are followed by a day in July when we can bring all our parents together – National Parents’ Day (celebrated on the fourth Sunday of July). This holiday is a good reason for …

Meet the Gen-Z: Who Are The Centennials?

July 17, 2017
Centennials are digital natives

It seems that we know all about the Millennials (aka much discussed Generation Y). Social researchers and journalists gave them quite a bad rap, labeling them lazy, entitled, and narcissistic before Gen-Y even had a chance to prove themselves. No wonder Millennials used to loath the word and reject it, telli …

How to Be Friends with Kids on Social Networks. Rules for Parents

July 11, 2017
Being friends with kid on social media

With the development of the modern technologies in general and the social media in particular, the notion of “friendship” has spread from the real life to the virtual world as well. The vast majority of adults, as well as adolescents, create and actively use profiles on the various popular social network …

Summer Jobs for Teens: A Must-Read Guide for Parents

June 20, 2017
Teen waitor

Traditionally, summer is a time of vacations for adults and holidays for children. Those teens, who are not engaged in any extra-curriculum classes or other academic work during summer, may just enjoy themselves having more free time, hanging out with their friends or traveling. However, some teenagers are e …

Apple iOS 11: Everything You Should Know About It

June 13, 2017

Last week Apple revealed iOS 11, which will officially step in for the current iOS 10 in fall 2017. The newest operating system will surprise the Apple users with a number of exciting features and major improvements. The iPad owners are about to find some fundamental changes that might make the operating sys …

Top Addictive Apps Kids Spend Too Much Time on

May 29, 2017
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The chances are close to 100% that you are a parent of a kid who’s already got his/her own cell phone. Hence, you know well how much addicted most of the children are to their gadgets. Even more so, if their device is a modern smartphone with an instant Internet access and a few mobile games installed on i …

Why Seniors Should Get “Social” Online

May 24, 2017
networking for elderly

There is no doubt that advances in technology and the advent of social media have brought about numerous benefits. These developments have not only helped people to connect better but have also changed the way people interact with each other. Today, people in different parts of the world can share informa …

Netiquette: Teach Your Kids to Be Polite Online

May 12, 2017
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Being polite is something that every child is taught by his or her parents from their early childhood. Simple rules, such as saying “please” and “thank you,” wishing a nice day, not being rude or calling names, not yelling, not interrupting the speaker and many others, once new for a kid, soon become …

Apple Makes a Difference with New Red iPhone 7

March 22, 2017
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The red-hot news spread like a wildfire: Apple officially unveils red iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus – just as it has been rumored for several months. The devices are vibrant and the most striking of all available iPhone colors, but it is not the point. By buying this special edition, customers can contribu …

Teach Your Kids Some Smartphone Etiquette

February 24, 2017
smartphone etiquette

Today, it doesn’t matter what you are or where you are; technology has penetrated into every bit of our lives. Various gizmos, multi-functional gadgets, and ground-breaking technologies consume more of our time than anything or anybody else. However, there is definitely one outstanding device nearly every …

Instagram Stories: Teach Your Kids to Use Them Right

February 17, 2017
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Having been around for years, Instagram was always among trendy and most favored social media platforms for all ages. The app is exceptionally popular among teens, tweens and younger ones for its unique way of interaction with people online. Apart from majoring in picture-sharing, Instagram also allows for p …

Negative Effects of Cell Phones on Your Health

January 16, 2017
effects of cellphones

Good health is above wealth. We can't but agree with this folk wisdom. However, as it turns out to be, many of us undermine our mental and physical state day by day, using cell phones so excessively. A recent survey found out that 92% of American adults have mobile phones today. 31% of them admit they never …

Instagram’s New Feature Is Here To Save Lives

December 14, 2016
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If you think that Instagram is all about fancy pictures, you get it wrong. Just take a closer look at the content being published online. You will see some posts that have nothing to do with glamorous selfies or eye-catching food photos. A lot of teenagers post their cries for help on Instagram. These can be …

Top Movies Where Technologies Turn against People

November 29, 2016
Technology movies

Science fiction movies have always been popular. People like to watch different worlds, different people and futuristic gadgets. However, if you look at the modern technologies and compare them to the ones of, let’s say, twenty years ago, you may say that not all of those things in movies may be considered …

Best Video Games for Kids to Play

November 21, 2016
best kids games

Despite being initially considered as fun for the kids only, today video games are extremely popular among grown-ups as well. They are widely spread, too, due to the availability on multiple platforms – PCs, laptops, game consoles, smartphones, and other mobile devices. People almost of any age and generat …

Top 8 Popular Apps for Busy Moms

November 3, 2016
apps for moms

Life of modern-day parents is constantly full of rush and mess. Often moms seem to be almost superheroes, trying to handle hundreds of tasks and succeed in all - parenting, family life, work, housekeeping, sports, and hobbies. Luckily, the market nowadays offers a range of useful application that may make ev …

Do You Really Believe Your Teen Doesn’t Text While Driving?

November 1, 2016
dangers of texting and driving

Let's be honest: we, adults, sometimes text while driving if we believe that it is a critical necessity at the moment. So what do we expect from our teens? They follow in our footsteps and do the same we do. The dangers of texting while driving are hard to overestimate. This may result in minor car accidents …

Parenting Guide to Teenage Texting Acronyms

October 27, 2016
text message abbreviations

Texting is sacred for teenagers these days. The research showed that texting is the most popular way of communication among teens; more popular than talking over the phone, emailing or communicating face to face. Thus, parents should know about this part of their kids’ life as much as possible. We already …

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