Are you having a tough time prying your child’s mobile device out their hands come bed time? You’re not alone, according to a PEW internet study, 84% of kids reported sleeping with, beside, or in bed with their cell phones. But considering the overwhelming health concerns due to lack of sleep, it’s a battle worth fighting. Why is late night cell phone use so bad? … Continue reading 5 ways to stop your child from using their mobile device past bedtime
The average age for a first cellphone today is just 6-years-old. At least that’s what a survey conducted by Voucher Cloud has found. Most parents sighted ‘security’ as the number one reason for getting a mobile device for their kids. Unfortunately, getting a cellphone and exploring the digital world can have it’s own set of new and difficult issues. Below we list 5 ways to help … Continue reading 5 ways to know if your child is ready for a cellphone
Disturbing content surfaces on social media sites with increased frequency, from ISIS horrific terrorist acts to disturbing videos that gain virality on Facebook. The same upward pattern can be found in the amount of time our kids are spending interacting with content on social media. This brings up a very important question: Who should be responsible for kids safety online? The Guardian published a great … Continue reading Who is responsible for our kids online safety?