Sometimes it’s hard to talk to your kids. They express themselves differently, say things that don’t make sense, are emotional or just don’t say anything at all. So when it comes to talking to your kids about online safety and best digital practices, it can be hard and often met with a lot of eye-rolling on their part. We’ve found that one of the most … Continue reading Recipes that provoke conversation
Last month, Mojang, the studio that created Minecraft announced that it has sold over 100 million copies of the video game. Chances are if your child is 6 or older, they have played or are still playing Minecraft. And when they are not playing Minecraft? They’re likely watching a YouTube video of someone playing Minecraft along with millions of others. Minecraft is huge! But what … Continue reading Managing a Minecraft Obsession
At VISR, in order to connect to a child’s social media channel, their credentials (username and password) must be obtained and entered. We encourage that this be an open conversation with your child to talk about internet safety and to connect accounts together. Easier said than done, however. This is one of the most common questions we get from parents who are seeking advice on … Continue reading What’s the secret password?
In this latest edition, guest blogger Sgt. Brian Trainor, retired police detective from the Saskatoon Police Service and cyberbullying expert talks about hashtags, what they are, how they can give you insight on how your child is feeling. He also highlights ones that you need to know today. Sgt. Brian Trainor: What you don’t know can hurt you. As of June 1st, 2016 due to … Continue reading The #Hashtag Jungle