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How to Set Parental Controls on Roblox?
How to Set Parental Controls on Roblox?

With the advancement in technology and excessive use of gadgets and devices, the gaming industry has gained high popularity. Kids of all ages have become addicted to devices, whether it is for watching videos or playing games. Parents have to keep a strict monitoring on kids to ensure that kids are not accessing websites that…

Parents, is your kids’ iPhone safe?
Parents, is your kids’ iPhone safe?

In this digital world, device security and safety are of pivotal importance. Kids either don’t appreciate or are unaware of the security and privacy features that Apple offers on the iPhone. This is why it falls to you to secure your kids’ iPhones and other devices. Thankfully, Apple has made security and privacy a big…

Is YouTube safe for my kids?
Is YouTube safe for my kids?

YouTube is the go-to video streaming service for people of all ages, and with such attention-grabbing content for kids, it’s no surprise that kids are on YouTube all the time. Owned and regulated by Google, YouTube is the hub for content creators and consumers. YouTube Kids is an iteration of the original platform that comes with hardcoded…

How to make TikTok safe for your kids
How to make TikTok safe for your kids

How to make TikTok safe for your kids TikTok, formerly known as Musical.ly, has become one of the most used entertaining apps around the world. It is available both for Andriod and IOS mobile phone. It allows users to share short videos of dance moves and lip synch on famous songs. People of all ages…

Smart Phone Tips For Parents of Teenagers; What to Look For to Protect Your Kids
Smart Phone Tips For Parents of Teenagers; What to Look For to Protect Your Kids

How do I protect my kids while they are on their phones? This is a question I hear from a lot of parents in my friends and family circles. Simple Answer: Parental Controls. Increasingly at an alarming rate, kids tweens and teens are on multiple devices per day. Parents: did you know you can report…

How to Edit Xbox One’s Privacy and Online Safety Settings
How to Edit Xbox One’s Privacy and Online Safety Settings

With Microsoft’s gaming console Xbox One has estimated having sold approximately over 26 million consoles. I think it’s safe to say a majority of those are to kids and teenagers. With statistics such as these, it makes me wonder how many safety features and parental controls being used properly. Microsoft does a great job of adding these features…

How much is too much: does too much social media use effect your mental health?
How much is too much: does too much social media use effect your mental health?

As a therapist, who works with teens-often times for symptoms of depression/anxiety/eating disorders, I also wonder if there is a big connection between a person’s use of social media/technology and a decrease in his/her mental health.

How to Find Which Private Facebook Groups You Are Connected To
How to Find Which Private Facebook Groups You Are Connected To

Facebook is a cool and fun way to interact with family and friends and also be in the social media lives of your children. It shouldn’t be something something that bars a household family from interacting with each other or interfering in that. But as Facebook continues update and bring out new features which they…

Are your children hiding posts from you on Facebook?
Are your children hiding posts from you on Facebook?

Have you ever wondered if your children are keeping posts secret from you on Facebook? Maybe you’ve noticed things that other people have been replying to or been talking about with your children that you have no idea about. Especially when they mention it was on Facebook. Sadly enough there is a way for your…

Block explicit results on Google using SafeSearch
Block explicit results on Google using SafeSearch

You can filter explicit search results on Google using the SafeSearch setting. SafeSearch isn’t 100% accurate, but it helps you avoid most adult content. You can use SafeSearch as a parental control to help protect children from inappropriate search results on your phone, tablet, or computer. How SafeSearch works When SafeSearch is on, it helps…