Parenting

Using Parental Controls Without Alienating Your Kids

*This post contains affiliate links. You can read my full disclosure here. Using Parental Controls Without Alienating Your Kids Ask a roomful of parents what...

Benefits of Audiobooks

*This post contains affiliate links. You can view my full affiliate disclosure here. Benefits of Audiobooks Audiobooks have been around since 1932. I love listening...

How to Make the Super Bowl More Fun for the Kids

*This post contains affiliate links. You can view my full affiliate disclosure here. While most adults are totally into the big game coming up, the...

The 4 C’s of Great Educational Apps

The number of apps available these days is mind-blowing. Apps are big business. In fact, by the year 2020 it is projected that 188.9 billion U.S. dollars...

The Best Tech Gifts for Kids

This post contains affiliate links. See my full disclosure policy. The Best Tech Gifts for Kids Technology makes toys way more interesting! But, the best tech gifts...

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...