Family Dynamics How To Ideas Important Conversations Parent to Parent
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Family Dynamics How To Ideas Important Conversations Parent to Parent

5 Questions to Answer for Your Post-Pandemic Tech Plan

Almost a year ago, the world flipped upside down and we were all sent home. 2020 happened, rules changed, habits formed, the “new normal” may not have ever felt quite normal, and we all became a lot more comfortable with online interactions. But one day, life will go back to “normal,” right? At least some […]

Emotional + Mental Health Important Conversations Parent to Parent Pornography Social Media
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Emotional + Mental Health Important Conversations Parent to Parent Pornography Social Media

The Truth About Sexting: What Parents Should Know

Stephanie Diehl, a parenting coach and consultant, wrote about how prevalent sexting is and how damaging it can be for teens. Whether working with parents to create device usage plans for their families or equipping them to talk openly and honestly with their children about sex, pornography, and sexting, Stephanie feels that putting tools in […]

Important Conversations Parent to Parent
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Important Conversations Parent to Parent

Family Technology Agreement Template — A FREE Download for You!

Family technology agreements provide clear expectations. Conflict can arise when expectations and reality don’t line up…especially when it deals with the behavior of others.  And kids are no different. When they first have access to a smartphone, tablet, or computer or receive one of their own, they may assume they can and should use it […]

Important Conversations Parent to Parent
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Important Conversations Parent to Parent

6 Things to Cover When Talking About Digital Citizenship

Why Digital Citizenship? When your child receives their first device — or perhaps even gains access to shared smartphones, tablets, or computers in your home — it’s helpful to prepare them to engage in the online world by talking about digital citizenship. The concept of digital citizenship can help children understand the similarities between navigating […]

How To Important Conversations Parent to Parent Parental Control
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How To Important Conversations Parent to Parent Parental Control

5 Tips for Talking with Your Kids About Parental Control Apps

One of the tricky spaces where parents must find their balance is how and when to manage the activity of their children. Talking with your kids about adding parental controls to their devices is not exactly the most thrilling conversation. It’s often fraught with anxiety on behalf of the parent and frustration on behalf of […]