Parenting

Safe Streaming Across Devices

Streaming movies, TV shows, and other videos is a popular activity for a lot of kids nowadays. If your family enjoys streaming media, you’re probably...

Helping Our Kids Manage Technology

Helping Our Kids Manage Technology Step out into a group of people and look around. It’s clear we are looking at our smartphones more than...

What No One Tells Parents About the Dating App CrossPaths

WHAT NO ONE TELLS PARENTS ABOUT THE DATING APP CROSSPATHS Dating apps are popular. In fact, there are now niche dating apps. Christian dating apps...

What No One Tells Parents About the Dating App Teen Dating – Chat & Meet

WHAT NO ONE TELLS PARENTS ABOUT THE DATING APP TEEN DATING - CHAT & MEET I’ve been telling parents dating apps for teens are here...

Warning Signs of Video Game Addiction

Warning Signs of Video Game Addiction Video game addiction has been making headlines recently, especially with the surge in popularity of games like Fortnite. Though...

Fortnite Birthday Party Ideas

This post contains affiliate links. See my full disclosure policy. Fortnite Birthday Party Ideas Fortnite is a hugely popular multi-player action building game that has captured...

The Best Kid-Friendly Search Engines

Best Kid-Friendly Search Engines Do you have an inquisitive child who loves looking things up online? That’s great! But, as parents we know the Internet...

Essential Tech Conversations for College Bound Young Adults

I remember so clearly the day our daughter left for college. It seemed one day she was a baby and the next she was a...

8 Easy Ways for Teens to Sell Their Junk and Earn Money This Summer

8 Easy Ways for Teens to Sell Their Junk and Earn Money This Summer There’s no doubt about it – most of us have too...

Teens, Sexting, and the Big Lie

Sexting teens. These two words together strike fear into the hearts of most parents. And, teen sexting has received notable media coverage. So, it’s easy...

Things Teens SHOULD BE Doing With Social Media

Things Teens SHOULD BE Doing With Social Media Teens and social media. Those two words together can strike fear into the heart of many parents....

What Parents Need to Know About COPPA

  What Parents Need to Know About COPPA What is COPPA? The COPPA Act (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act) was passed by Congress in 1998. It’s...

What No One Wants to Say About Teens, Screen Time, and Depression

What No One Wants to Say About Teens, Screen Time, and Depression Last year I read several articles on teens, screen time, and depression. I’ll...

Ultimate Technology Book and Podcast List for Parents

*This post contains affiliate links. Ultimate Technology Book and Podcast List for Parents It’s no secret I love reading and listening to technology podcasts. I...

5 Media Resolutions Your Family Should Make in 2018

5 Media Resolutions Your Family Should Make in 2018 The start of a year is always a great time to discuss parenting issues. And to...

Giving Your College Student What They Need This Holiday Season

Giving Your College Student What They Need This Holiday Season Last year as I passed the halfway mark of my 12-14-hour commute from North Dakota...

Mean Girls Online: The Grown-Up Bullies You’re Trying to Avoid

Mean Girls Online: The Grown-Up Bullies You’re Trying to Avoid I bet you thought when high school ended, you’d finally be free of the mean...

How to Talk to Kids About Cyberbullying

How to Talk to Kids About Cyberbullying As we head into September and a new school year, we prepare our kids in many ways. We...

Texting Terms Every Parent Should Know

Texting Terms Every Parent Should Know There are some things we need to know as parents. Texting terms are now on that list. I get...

The Cords That Connect Us: Friendship On The Web

The Cords That Connect Us: Friendship On The Web Remember when you were a kid, and there was always someone who claimed they had a...