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A Parents Guide to Mobile Phones

May 31, 2016

A parents guide to protecting the mobile communications of your family and loved ones.             Via :ConnectSafely

 

Too Much Technology Affecting Children

Dec 05, 2014

Raising your kids in this high-tech generation Snap Chat, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube: Basically, if your teen is awake, they’re either texting, tweeting, chatting, messaging or at the movies. In fact, a new survey reports kids spend more time […]

 

Teens’ Texts Predict Bad Behavior

Sep 10, 2013

By Megan Gannon, News Editor   |   September 09, 2013 02:24pm ET Teens who are getting into trouble might leave digital clues to their wayward behavior in text messages, a new study shows. A group of researchers gave BlackBerry devices and […]

 

Monitor Your Child’s Smartphone, Don’t Spy

Jul 23, 2013

Contrary to popular belief, monitoring someone’s actions is different than spying. According the Merriam-Webster dictionary monitoring is defined as “to check usually for a special purpose” and spying is defined as “to watch secretly”. Which is a better method to […]

 

Cyberbullying: A Reason Parents Need to Monitor their Child’s Phone

Mar 28, 2013

Bullies have always been around, but technology has just opened up another platform for them. As parents, we need to be aware that both real-world and online name-calling have emotional consequences for our children.   Yet parents have to face […]

 

Psychological Effects of Texting vs. Voice Call

Do kids and/or adults know how to communicate? Is the art of conversation dead? Is there a generation of children who do not know how to interact normally?  In a study by psychologist Katelyn McKenna, she divides mobile users into […]

 

Mobile Strategies for Parents to Keep Children Safe

Mar 21, 2013

Today, kids seem to know much more about mobile devices, the Internet and social media than parents. As a recent Pew Research Center study points out, the vast majority of children aged between 12 and 17 have a cellphone, and […]

 

How to Monitor Your Child’s Smartphone Effectively

Mar 14, 2013

The good old days of children browsing the Web using the family laptop or desktop computer under the watchful eyes of parents are gone. With the rapid adoption of mobile handsets, parents find themselves keeping in touch with children by […]