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A Parent’s Summer Screen Time RX - the How, Where & When Method

Summer means more freedom, less school work and more fun. But I certainly don’t want to throw all the family rules out the window and during the school year our screen time limit keeps things running pretty smoothly. So how do I maintain our family rules and values around device use while still allowing them a summertime “win?”

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My Super Duper Round Up of Books about Online Safety to Give to Your Kids!

You guys asked for it so here it is. My big list of books FOR KIDS about online safety, managing online drama, pornography, video games and tons of other subjects that you can read with your kids or simply gift to them. Spanning age 4 up to 18 this list will hopefully offer a little something for everyone and is a great way to get difficult conversations going through reading - one of my very favorite offline activities!

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Easy Ways to Participate in National Day of Unplugging

When was the last time you truly unplugged? Left your phone at home for the day, stayed off the laptop, went a whole day with your kids off of devices? If you’re like me it’s probably been a while! This weekend is National Day of Unplugging. A chance to take a break from our devices - sound daunting? Don’t worry - I’ve got some tips for you to make it fun and meaningful for you and your family.

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Valentines Day, Social Media & Kids - What to Look Out For

For those parents whose kids are now in the teen stage of development gone are the days of crafting handmade valentines for the whole class and coming home with a big bag of candy. Those days have been replaced with what feels like a day for kids to gauge just how popular or unpopular they are. Read on for tips on how to support your child and help them make smart choices on this day.

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Keeping Your Young Child Safe in Multiplayer Games

More and more young children are playing multiplayer video games and making themselves vulnerable to online bullying, predators and identity theft. Here are some steps you can take to make sure your child is well armed and protected so they can enjoy their games safely.

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Is Your Child Ready for a Phone? A Parent Guide

One of the questions I get most from my clients is “When should I get my child a phone?”  If the question of when to introduce your child to the world of smartphones is weighing heavy on your mind you’re not alone. Read on to find out if your child is ready and what you can do to make the transition easier for both you and your child.

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Why Community is Key in Raising the iGeneration

We may live in a world with disparate ideas, but one idea we can all come together and form community around is helping our kids to thrive. No one wants to see a generation of children feeling overwhelmed, anxious, distracted, isolated and bullied. Schools, friends, neighbors, clubs, places of worship - wherever you can find community - start the conversation about raising kids in a digital world.

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