Parenting

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...

Summer Audiobooks for the Entire Family

Summer Audiobooks for the Entire Family It's finally summer vacation! For many families, summertime means road trips and family vacations. And while the destination is...

Summer Technology Ideas for Teens

*This post contains affiliate links. You can read my full disclosure here. Summer Technology Ideas for Teens It’s summer! And while the first few days...

Summer Technology Ideas for Kids

Summer Technology Ideas for Kids Now that we're into the hot days of summer, you may find yourself struggling to keep your kids occupied. The...

5 Tips for Setting Summertime Screen Time Rules

5 Tips for Setting Summertime Screen Time Rules With summertime rapidly approaching, you may want to think about setting screen limits for your child. Whether...

5 Smart Strategies for Helping Kids Balance Media Usage

5 Smart Strategies for Helping Kids Balance Media Usage Helping our kids balance media usage is one of the big challenges of 21st-century parenting. Many...

The Blue Whale Challenge and Other Dangerous Social Media Games

The blue whale challenge, a dangerous social media game, has been causing fears among parents recently. This "game" has been allegedly responsible for at least...

The Right Age to Introduce Kids to Social Media

The Right Age to Introduce Kids to Social Media I often joke with my parents about how I was their best child. I’m one of...

Helping our kids tell truth from fiction

Helping our kids tell truth from fiction We are in the information age. But, not everything we read is truthful. Are we able to tell...

Sexting is a Conversation for Every Parent and Child

Sexting is a Conversation for Every Parent and Child Let’s be honest, as parents we all want to think the sexting talk is just that:...

What no one tells parents about the dating app Tinder

WHAT NO ONE TELLS PARENTS ABOUT THE DATING APP TINDER We're wrapping up our Dating Apps for Parents of Teens series today with our final app,...

What no one tells parents about the dating app Spotafriend

WHAT NO ONE TELLS PARENTS ABOUT THE DATING APP SPOTAFRIEND Today we're getting the inside scoop on Spotafriend as we wind down our Dating Apps...

What no one tells parents about the dating app Skout

WHAT NO ONE TELLS PARENTS ABOUT THE DATING APP SKOUT It's Day 8 of our Dating Apps for Parents of Teens series. And, today we're...

What no one tells parents about the dating app Qeep

  WHAT NO ONE TELLS PARENTS ABOUT THE DATING APP QEEP Today we're getting the inside scoop on Qeep as we draw near to the end...

What no one tell parents about the dating app MyLOL

WHAT NO ONE TELLS PARENTS ABOUT THE DATING APP MYLOL Today we're discussing the dating app MyLOL. Unlike the other dating apps we've covered so...

What no one tells parents about the dating app MeetMe

What no one tells parents about the dating app MeetMe Today we're getting the inside scoop on MeetMe as we continue our dating apps for parents...