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Setting Boundaries for Tech Addicted Kids (and Parents)

Like most parents, I struggle with setting boundaries with technology that my family will respect. Before setting boundaries, though, it’s important to understand why our kids are on their devices so much. Unfortunately, the truth is that we, as parents, are partly responsible

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Too Much Profanity on the Big and Small Screen?

Television is not much better. A new study by the Parents Television Council found that broadcast networks are increasingly creating and airing programs in which sexualized and adult language is being spoken by minor-aged child actors.

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There will come a time when your child asks “Can I have a cell phone?” About 1/3 of teens and pre-teens have a cell phone. If your child has friends with cell phones, it’s almost inevitable that your child will want a cell phone as well.

Considering a Phone For Your Child

There will come a time when your child asks “Can I have a cell phone?” About 1/3 of teens and pre-teens have a cell phone.

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Teens and children are being exposed to pornography at a young age. A survey conducted in Britain found that almost half of young people are regularly exposed to pornography before the age of 14. The majority of teens said that pornography has become a part of everyday life.

Teens Know Consequences of Pornography

Teens and children are being exposed to pornography at a young age. A survey conducted in Britain found that almost half of young people are regularly exposed to pornography before...

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You may be familiar with some of the more common apps that your children use, such as Facebook or Instagram. However, there are a lot of apps that you may not know about that you should be familiar with. Many of these lesser-known apps could pose risks to your children.

Harmful Apps to Be Aware Of

You may be familiar with some of the more common apps that your children use, such as Facebook or Instagram.

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With various teaching and learning resources available on the Internet, it’s not uncommon for schools to introduce tablets in the classroom. Individual access to tablets allows students to learn independent skills and have a more structured, academic practice.

Safety Tips for Classroom Tablets

With various teaching and learning resources available on the Internet, it’s not uncommon for schools to introduce tablets in the classroom.

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A growing concern that many parents often experience is the concern that their child may be bullied online, or “cyberbullied”. Do you know if your child is being cyberbullied? Do you have any idea how you might know? Would you know if your child is bullying others online?

Parents Aren’t Addressing Cyberbullying

A growing concern that many parents often experience is the concern that their child may be bullied online, or “cyberbullied”.

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While many parents expect teachers to teach their kids about being safe on the internet, most teachers have not been trained on internet safety. A global survey revealed that there is a discrepancy between how much time parents expect online safety to be taught and how much time is actually spent teaching about online safety.

Teachers Aren’t Prepared for Cyberbullying

While many parents expect teachers to teach their kids about being safe on the internet, most teachers have not been trained on internet safety.

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