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February 16, 2019

Simple rules for creating healthy internet use at home

children are starting on digital devices at ever younger ages. In Britain 83% of 11- to 12-year-olds and 96% of 13- to 14-year-olds have their own phones, […]
February 11, 2019

7 Online & Social Media Scams Parents Should Know About

Better Business Bureau reported that internet scam has soared in recent years. With kids having access to social media and going online younger and younger, they […]
February 8, 2019

Understanding Suicide Porn. Teen death linked to Instagram

“INSTAGRAM HELPED KILL MY DAUGHTER.” Recently, news broke out about Molly Russell, a 14-year-old who took her own life after viewing content linked to suicide on […]
February 1, 2019

What you can do if your child have allowed Facebook to mine their phone for $20/month

Facebook has been paying teens $20 (£15.30) a month to install a new app that monitors almost everything they do on their phone, an investigation by TechCrunch reported on […]
January 30, 2019

How to help your kids avoid digital drama

When it comes to drama, millennial kids can beat Shakespeare at his own game. Social media and technology have enabled drama to start and spread without […]
January 21, 2019

The kids ( who use tech) and turned out just fine

Social media is linked to depression- or not. Fortnite is good for learning teamwork- or they promote violence. Young people are either more connected- or more […]
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 […]
January 14, 2019

Snapchat Brother channel promoting porn and masturbation to kids

Warning: This post contains some adult content. The purpose of this post is to bring parents attention to Brother channel on Snapchat. A few months back […]
January 11, 2019

How to get your teens to the museum?…Instagram!

Your teen on Instagram? Then use this platform to get them interested in visiting art galleries and museums. Instagram launched in 2010. Initially, it was just […]
January 6, 2019

British parents gets new screen time guidelines

If you are a parent and not worried about screen time then I should learn from you. Many parents-including me-still struggles with finding the right balance. […]
January 2, 2019

Netflix warn viewers to stop doing the Birdbox challenge

Netflix has warned its viewers to stop putting blindfolds while trying to complete a task. The challenge is inspired by the movie Birdbox. The #birdbox challenge started […]
January 2, 2019

10 things you can do NOW to keep your kids safe online

For a lot of families, technology is the one thing that keeps them together. You might be following your kids on Instagram to know what they […]
December 30, 2018

5 ways your child can develop a positive relationship with screen time

It is true, we are all tired. On top of singing, dance, swimming classes and school homework, we now have to manage our child’s screen time. […]
December 24, 2018

Facts & Consequences of Sexting Parents should know about

Sexting is the act of sharing sexual, naked or semi nude images and videos. It also includes sending sexually explicit text messages. Facts about sexting Sexting […]
December 19, 2018

Screen-free dinner during Christmas (and every dinner from 2019)

As parents we feel it is easier to give younger kids a tablet to keep them quiet at the table especially when dining out. But kids […]
December 17, 2018

Kids screen time debate : Why “How Much?” is the wrong question

Are you stressed, worried and anxious about your child spending too much time on devices? Everyday we are bombarded with headlines like: Tech CEO’s do not […]
December 14, 2018

10 questions to ask before giving your child their first smartphone

Every year at about this time, parents would consider if their child will be ready for a smartphone. Many children will be returning to school after […]
December 11, 2018

4 ways to stop your babysitter from texting and tweeting while working

Before smartphones, parents worried that babysitter would empty their fridge and try out their expensive clothes. But today’s parents are more concerned that their sitter is […]
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 […]
December 3, 2018

3 dangerous places for kids to have internet access

Where children use the internet will determine how much they will be using it. Even with all the parental control in place, a child can still […]
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 26, 2018

3 ways to protect and organise your children’s digital footprint

What is digital footprint? Digital footprint is simply all your data collected online. Whether your children realise it or not, they are contributing to their digital […]
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 19, 2018

4 tips to digital parenting for non-tech savy mums

Digital Parenting  is challenging due to the constant changes in technology, apps and games. Kids seem to have a better understanding on smartphones and tablets than […]
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 10, 2018

Is your child ‘Datafied’ from birth without your knowledge?

Recently the children’s commissioner for England is calling tech companies and toy-makers to be more transparent about the data they are collecting on children. According to the […]
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 […]
November 1, 2018

How to talk to your preteen about porn

The internet have made it easy to access pornography. A new report suggest that children as young as 8 years old have admitted to being addicted […]
October 29, 2018

11 year old suicide due to cyberbullying: How to prevent & respond

Children as young as 11 are feeling suicidal because of bullying. According to Kidscape  “Online bullying is definitely increasing at a younger age. Kids have more access […]
October 26, 2018

Health tracking wearables for babies. Do they need it?

I recently read an article about a Mum who had purchased a baby wearable that would track the health of her newborn. It is basically like Fitbit […]
October 24, 2018

5 ways to prevent screen addiction for 8-13 years old

Unlike driving, there’s no set age for kids to start having access to a mobile phone phone.  The age at which parents hand a phone over […]
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 12, 2018
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What parents can learn from Mom’s ‘this is my son’ Tweet

Pieter Hanson discovered that he is a meme thanks to a tweet shared by his mum about him, he was shocked and angry.  The tweet was […]
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 […]
October 8, 2018

WhatsApp scammers ‘target’ children with ‘Olivia’ Porn messages

A new Whatsapp scam from a person called ‘Olivia’ messages children claiming that they are a friend of a friend who has gotten a new number. […]
October 7, 2018
online safety children

You may need to talk about social media to your child earlier than you think

Ok, I am sure you have thought about it! You have even said it OUT LOUD. The word you swore that you will never say. In […]
October 2, 2018

What parents should know about Facebook new data scandal

You may have seen in the news that Facebook’s 50 million users account may have been leaked. It is another announcement from the tech giant that […]
September 26, 2018
parental control

5 tips to monitor your child’s online activities

Monitoring your child’s online activities can seem intrusive. But, according to a recent statistic by GuardChild, 43% of  teens said that they would change their online […]
September 20, 2018
Google Family Link

Google’s Family Link will switch off you teen’s phone at dinner time

Family link is a new service launched by Google last year. It is created to help parents keep track of what children below the age of […]
September 17, 2018
Youtube kids parental control

New Parental Control Feature on Youtube Kids

Parents are becoming increasingly aware about inappropriate content slipping through Youtube Kids. Hence, the new parental control feature will help solve that problem. Youtube Kids is […]
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 8, 2018
Secret Calculator App

Secret Calculator App to hide photos and videos

The Secret Calculator App looks like an innocent calculator app on your child’s Iphone or Android device. However, this app is used to hide files, photos […]
September 6, 2018
Draw disney style characters

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 […]
September 4, 2018
3 new Instagram safety tips for parents

3 new Instagram safety tips for parents

Instagram is one of the most popular social networks among teens. They are taking a few steps to keep its platform safe for  its one billion […]
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 18, 2018

Momo challenge making Whatsapp dangerous for children

What is Momo Challenge? The momo challenge is a social media trend that is going viral among teens and tweens. The challenge is believe to have […]
August 16, 2018

Google will track you and your kids every movement, like it or not.

So you have switched off Google location history on your  kids phone to maintain their privacy. But, it seems like Google is still tracking you and […]
August 13, 2018

Digital Parenting news August 2018

This is a summary of everything tech and parenting related in the last few weeks. Here is a summary of it : 1. Undercover report shows […]
August 8, 2018

Who is Alex Jones? Why should I care?

You have probably seen the recent headlines that Alex Jones have been banned from few social media sites, including Facebook, Youtube and Pinterest. Who is Alex Jones? […]
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 […]
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 24, 2018

Get kids to understand Fake News using Google game

A great way to help kids understand what is fake news, why its important to be kind online, to share with care and ask questions whenever […]
July 24, 2018

Your teens are on Instagram? Watch the video below.

Instagram have launched a new TV Channel! It is called IgTV. Few things parents you want to know about IGTV: 1.For now there are no adverts […]
July 24, 2018

 4 simple questions that can give you an idea about your kid’s YouTube habits

4 simple questions that can give you an idea about your kid’s YouTube habits. 💻 An addition to those 4 questions is to ask them which […]
July 22, 2018

Facebook & Instagram to remove underage children

If your child is below the age of 13 years old and they are on Instagram and Facebook, they may be removed from the platform. At […]
July 20, 2018

5 internet safety tips for 8-13 yrs old

If you have kids between the age of 8-13 yrs old, here are 5 internet safety tips for them : 1. Agree boundaries : Sign a […]
July 19, 2018

#planebae, should your child know about this?

#planebae is a hashtag that has gone viral in the last few days. It has gained over 250,000 retweets and interactions. It is about an American […]
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

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

To busy to monitor your kids? 3 tips to ensure their online safety

As parents we will always be concerned about our children’s online safety. The internet provides tons of opportunities for kids. There are plenty of good resources […]
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

What to do when children are addicted to their smart phone

Would you consider your children being addicted to their smartphone? The definition of addiction according to Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist Dr. Jay Watts is, “if your […]
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 19, 2018

Should my children be blogging?

Blogging is not just for adults. Report by WiredSafety.org shows that more than 6 million children blog. Should parents be alarmed about their children blogging? How […]
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

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

Encourage your kids to use social media to find a business opportunity

Parents are always worried that their teenager may be spending too much time on their devices. But is spending time on social media really that bad […]
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

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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