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January 17, 2019

Parents : Is social media stealing our attention?

It’s 5 am on a Saturday morning. I open Instagram and begin scrolling.  Hundreds of videos of cats, memes, people’s food and much, much more. I […]
December 7, 2018

Educational Netflix Shows 8-13 years old should watch

There is more to Netflix than House of Cards. If used correctly it can be an educational tool. If you go to the children section on […]
November 29, 2018

5 things parents should know about Mappen App

What is Mappen App? It is a free location sharing app which stands for Make it Happen (Mappen). The description on the app store says  “SEE […]
November 20, 2018

3 easy ways to check if an app/game is age appropriate for your child

Despite the claims that an app will teach your children how to read faster or become smarter, the results may not come immediately. Instead many of […]
November 12, 2018
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7 Fitness Apps that will keep kids physically active

When the weather is getting cold and kids are lazy to be outdoors, it can be difficult to get them physically active. Here are 10 fitness […]
November 5, 2018

4 things to consider before buying smart toys for kids this X’Mas

It is that time of the year where everyone is looking for the perfect gifts for their loved ones. When it comes to children, parents are […]
October 21, 2018

5 Science Youtube videos that teaches kids about digestive systems

While there are tons of negative content on Youtube, it can still be a hidden gem for educational shows. To keep children safe on Youtube, switch on […]
October 18, 2018

New icon warning parents children can spend cash while playing video games

Pan European Game Information (Pegi) announced that video games will include a warning icon if they offer in-games purchases. This will inform parents that the game […]
October 10, 2018

Parents : This is what you need to know about TIKTOK app

TikTok is a free social media app designed for creating and sharing short music videos. It replaces the Musical.ly app that shut down in August 2018 […]
September 13, 2018

BBC first smart-speakers for kids ‘Alexa, read me a story’.

Children are getting used too giving orders to smart speakers, as parents are investing in devices like Amazon Echo, Google Home  and Apple Homepad. It is […]
September 6, 2018
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Teach kids to draw Disney style characters using a sketch pad

Osmo is a company that creates cool gadgets for kids. It’s latest app Or drawings uses physical drawings and an Ipad to get children to draw […]
August 23, 2018

Pokemon Go introduces parental control to improve children’s privacy

To protect children online Pokemon Go has introduced a parental control option. Using the new feature parents can keep a close eye on their children’s account. Parents […]
August 16, 2018
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Educational toy that is screen free & keep kids active

Are you looking for an educational toy where kids get to learn, be outdoors and at the same time evoking their creativity? Check out Storyball. It […]
August 6, 2018

Fortnite Mum worried about her son’s video game addiction

Rachel, a mother of 3 children  is currently living in Edinburgh. Her youngest is 5 years old, and oldest is 14 years old.   She is […]
August 3, 2018

Harry Potter Coding Kit – Teach kids how to code

Your child a Harry Potter fan? And you want them to learn coding? Then check out Harry Potter coding kit by Kano. Your child can build […]
July 28, 2018

Is PopJam a safe alternative to Youtube for kids?

Is your child a vlogger or are you looking for an alternative to YouTube for kids? Given the inappropriate content found on YouTube, Superawesome a new […]
July 19, 2018

4 things parents should know about Instagram Video

Instagram is ready to compete with YouTube. It has launched a stand alone video app known as IGTV. So in this app, users can upload videos up […]
July 19, 2018

Fitbit for kids: Would my child benefit from using a wearable device?

Fitbit have launched its first wearable for kids, the Fitbit Ace. It is aimed at 8 years old and older and is created to motivate kids to […]
July 19, 2018

Is it safe for kids to have Facebook new Facial Recognition switched on?

You might have received a notification like the one below from Facebook : This new feature is called Face Recognition. This will automatically be switched on if you have […]
July 19, 2018

The ONE thing parents should know about Facebook Location Setting

Yesterday I logged in to Facebook and got a notification on their updated settings. They have made it rather simple to understand it. You no longer […]
July 19, 2018

Teach toddlers to code without a screen

I was browsing for a gift for a 5 year old 🎉. I wanted the gift to be fun, educational and of course reasonably price. Teaching […]
July 19, 2018

Should parents be worried about Facebook new gaming hub?

Facebook launched FB.gg which is basically a gaming hub where users can watch other people play live video games and comment on it. GG stands for ‘Good Game’. […]
July 19, 2018

World’s first podcast for kids

Looking for good podcast for kids? Do check out Leela for kids. Audio content designed for 3 to 15 years old. I spent some time on this app […]
July 19, 2018

Snapchat : Inappropriate & Desperate?

Cosmopolitan Magazine introduced a new channel on Snapchat called “Cosmo After Dark”. “It is an X-rated weekly edition that goes live every Friday at 6 p.m. and is […]
July 19, 2018

The selfie apps : What parents should be aware of

July 19, 2018

10 things parents should know about this hot new TBH app

TBH app is recently bought by Facebook. TBH stands for ‘To Be Honest’. The app is currently #1 in the app store and it is free […]
July 16, 2018

Is Sarahah a good app for kids?

Has anyone heard of the app Sarahah that kids are going crazy about? It is an application that can be download from the apple store or […]
July 16, 2018

5 ways to keep your kids safe on Facebook

Having over 500 million users, Facebook is now the largest social media platform. Its popularity have attracted many teenagers and children. But how safe is Facebook […]
July 16, 2018

Youtube Kids App Review

Learning to use devices such as mobile phones and Ipads are fairly easy for toddlers. They don’t get intimidated by it, which makes the process of […]
July 16, 2018

Is Instagram safe for kids?

This is how big Instagram have grown : Over 400 million active users More than 40 billion photos uploaded 32% of teenagers consider Instagram the most important […]
July 16, 2018

4 reasons your child should not be on KIK App

Kik is a free texting app that has no character or texting limit. It allows children to create a username and text strangers without sharing their […]
July 16, 2018

3 things parents should know about Apple’s new ‘digital wellness’

Apple is the latest tech firm that is jumping into the ‘digital wellness’ space. It has taken measures to help you and your family manage screen […]
June 13, 2018

What can you do if your child is bullied online?

Bullying does not necessarily start in school. It can start with your child just sitting at home. Your child can face bullying both offline and online. […]
June 13, 2018

5 Ways to Balance Toddlers Screen Time

There are 5 ways you can balance your toddler’s screen time. Structure screen time Maintain regular screen by setting time limit Find age appropriate content online […]
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