Filed in : Parenting in the Digital World, Uncategorized

Christian and non-Christian parents alike want to protect their children from dangerous content and online threats. But, my Christian world view influences my work here. We are accountable to God for how we raise our children. It is your responsibility as a parent to do everything you can to protect your kids so take responsible actions AND pray […] Read More

Filed in : Gaming, Uncategorized

Scoring that Excellent Throw is no small accomplishment, and there are a few things you can do to make it easier. We told you what parents needed to know about Pokemon Go when it first came out. This iMore article linked below gives kids tips about how to play better by making an Excellent Throw! Better yet, join them and […] Read More

Filed in : Parenting in the Digital World, Uncategorized

 There are many aspects of technology uses among kids and teens with which parents are rightly concerned. Exposure to graphic content such as pornography and violence, online predators, cyber crime or scams, and harassment/bullying rank at the top of most parents’ concerns. These threats all come with potentially devastating consequences. But, as parents we are also interested in our kids […] Read More

Filed in : Parental Controls, Parenting in the Digital World, Pornography Concerns, Uncategorized

In a recent article at Amplify, Alon Schwartz (CEO and co-founder of UnGlue) claims that the concept of parental controls is “the biggest parenting mistake in modern history”. As a big proponent of parental control products, I have to take serious issue with his claim. The point he is trying to make is that parental controls do not allow the […] Read More

Filed in : Filtering, Parental Controls, Uncategorized

The amount of products that connect families to the internet continues to increase. Luckily for families, the parental control options that come with those products are increasing and improving. Demand drives the manufacturers and developers to add these features so that means that parents are making their preferences known and that is good thing. Parents shouldn’t hesitate to contact companies […] Read More

Filed in : Books, Parenting in the Digital World, Uncategorized

Continuing in the same vein from yesterday’s post about social media compulsion and self-worth, there is a new book out that parents of girls can get to help their daughters deal with the extra pressures brought on by social media. The book is Liked: Whose Approval Are You Living For? by Kari Kampakis who writes about family and faith through a variety of outlets. It may […] Read More

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