Technology

Parental Control: Identifying and Dealing with the Signs of Danger

July 12, 2014
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There are primarily two purposes of parental control software; prevention and detection. The prevention part is pretty easy to understand, as it simply involves blocking access to inappropriate websites, keywords, images, etc. The detection part, however, can be somewhat complicated, especially if you’re relatively new to using digital solution for your child’s online safety and […]

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Get Kids (Learning) Playing

June 10, 2014

Many parents look forward to children’s vacations from school but each summer also brings dread. What do you do when the kids finally utter the first ‘I’m bored’? Boredom can be so pervasive for kids during summer that they could almost taste it – and if they did, it would be similar to week-old socks […]

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Teen Internet Addiction Infographic

May 29, 2014

How much time is too much time spent online? Many people wonder if internet addiction is a real addiction. This infographic walks you through the symptoms and signs to look for to know if your teen is addicted to the internet.   Source: Liahona Academy.

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How to be an NSA-style Parent: Watch your Kids’ Online Activities

May 10, 2014
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While there’s been endless debate over how the NSA spies secretly on Americans, at the same time many – specifically parents – have taken to spying, NSA-style. It’s no secret that kids these days are Internet-surfing nuts: they spend the majority of their time in social networking forums. So if you’re a worried mom or […]

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What Are Teens Doing Online?

February 23, 2014
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With the rise of technology and the advance of social media, parenting teenagers has gotten a lot more complicated. Not only do parents need to keep tabs on where their child is and who they are with physically, they now need to monitor where they go online. Teenagers who are longing for the freedom and […]

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Mobile Apps and Websites That Can Teach Your Kids About Saving

February 2, 2014
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Prices of goods increase all the time, which can weaken our purchasing power as parents. It is extremely important that we teach our children one essential habit: to set aside money for savings even at an early age. I’ve often asked myself what would be the best way how, and considering that saving isn’t exactly […]

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