January 15, 2018

3 Tips for Minimizing Your Teen’s In-App Purchases

It’s a nasty shock when you open up your credit card bill and find that it’s much higher than you anticipated it would be, and it’s […]
January 9, 2018

3 Deceptively Innocent Pieces of Data Your Kids Shouldn’t Share Online

Hopefully, when you talk to your kids about online safety, you talk about the importance of not revealing sensitive identifying information online, like their home address, […]
January 3, 2018

Is Instagram Safe for Your Preteen?

It takes almost no preparation to take a photo anymore. You don’t have to carry a separate device with you or worry about film. Everyone is […]
December 11, 2017

Are ‘Anonymous Apps’ Safe for Your Teen?

Anonymous apps have been around for a while. Over the years, apps like Formspring, Whisper, Yik Yak, and Ask.fm have experienced periods of trendiness among teens. […]
December 4, 2017
Is Your Teen a Victim of Online Trolling?

Is Your Teen a Victim of Online Trolling?

When your children are young, they may be fascinated or frightened by fairy tales involving trolls. In folklore, these unpleasant creatures may pop out from under […]
November 13, 2017
Is Your Child Ready for a Smartphone?

Is Your Child Ready for a Smartphone?

The question of when to give your child a cell phone is a common dilemma for today’s parents. There are several good reasons for a child […]
November 7, 2017

Are Random Cell Phone Checks Enough to Protect Your Child?

You know that there are dangers on the internet, and you want to keep your child safe. That means keeping track of what your child is […]
October 31, 2017
What Is Online "Grooming" and How Can You Protect Your Child?

What Is Online “Grooming” and How Can You Protect Your Child?

Some of the potential dangers online are obvious to you and your child. For example, as unpleasant as bullying might be, cyber bullies reveal themselves to […]
October 23, 2017

3 Discussions to Have with Your Teen During Bullying Prevention Month

Did you know that October is Bullying Prevention Month? It’s easy for parents to think of bullying as a school-related thing, but bullying can happen any […]