5 ways to make your phone less distracting.

As much as we’d like to get a break from our phones (and help our kids to do the same), we need them – for work, for getting around, for taking photos… you get the idea. However, there are some ways you can make them much less distracting. This way, you can keep them within […]

How to talk to your kids about screen time limits.

As many parents attempt to return back to some of their pre-pandemic screen time limits, the pushback from kids is inevitable. Here are a few ways to start the conversation with your kids about the need for implementing screen time limits with your family system. Talk about your family values: It’s important for kids to […]

5 ways to engage with your kids using technology.

Generally speaking, we know that parents are trying to cut back on their kids’ screen time. However, technology can be a wonderful way for parents, especially parents of teens, to connect with their kids in a meaningful way. By acknowledging their interest in technology and screen time, you’re acknowledging them, which is what kids really […]

5 ways kids are creating content with their screen time

It’s easy to lump all screen time together. You see your kid on their phone or their computer and you automatically jump to the conclusion that they’re watching mindless YouTube videos. However, studies show there is a huge difference between tech creating and tech consumption. With that in mind, let’s look at 5 ways kids […]

3 ways to ease back into screen time rules

The world is opening up again after over eighteen months of unfettered screen time for many families. Certainly, gadgets and screen time helped families survive an extremely difficult year. But still, parents are desperate to get their kids back to some semblance of normalcy in all aspects of their lives, including their time spent on […]

Here’s what you need to know about Instagram for kids

You might have heard the buzz about Facebook’s new Instagram for Kids, an app that hasn’t exactly launched just yet, but has been getting a lot of attention from Internet safety experts and Congress. Back in March, Buzzfeed obtained an internal memo from Facebook that they were prioritizing youth work for Instagram. And well, given […]

5 ways kids circumvent parental controls

If you’re wondering how your kids are getting around your parental screen time controls, then you’ll want to watch this video. Kids are smart, and unfortunately, there are lots of loopholes. Whether you’ve got kids on gadgets or are considering allowing them access, you’ll want to be sure you’re aware of all the ways they […]

How tech saved our kids during the pandemic.

You’ll find no shortage of articles about kids and screen time reminding you that they’re getting too much. If you’re a parent, then there’s a good chance you already know that. But what we haven’t heard quite enough about is how technology has helped them through a pandemic. As we attempt to navigate a transition […]