COVID-19 has brought forth an unprecedented use of technology that has led kids to be online more than ever. While the internet can help kids with school work and bring entertainment, it can also pose a significant threat to a
Creating a Cell Phone Contract
Cell phones have become a popular item that many teenagers have. Plenty of teenagers scroll through social media pages, watch videos, play games, and text on their phones, which can lead to distractions, overuse, and addiction. To help maintain safe
Cell Phone Safety for Parents and Teenagers
Cell phone usage is steadily increasing amongst younger generations as parents hand a cell phone to their children to communicate about pick-up times and forgotten school items. Children are also using cell phones for entertainment purposes, which provides a distraction
YouTube is a popular website and app owned by Google. People of all ages use YouTube to watch and share various videos about tutorials, music, games, and movies for entertainment and educational purposes. Google even created YouTube Kids that is
Teaching Kids to Recognize Grooming
Parents frequently teach their children about “stranger danger,” but as the article found on School Counseling by Heart points out that is not where the danger lies for children, it lies with people the children already know. According to statistics
Keeping Kids Tech Safe
Protecting your child from the dangers of the internet has become more challenging and problematic. As the digital age continues to advance, internet access has become increasingly more available to the young and vulnerable. To embrace technology and its abilities
Secret Code Word: Why Every Family Needs One!
Shelia Wray Gregoire asked the question, “Do you have a secret code word?” If you are responsible for a child, tween, or a teenager, or if you are concerned about your adult child(ren) this is a good practice to follow.
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This blog posted on blessedbeyondadoubt.com teaches parents the importance of properly teaching their children about protecting themselves. She provides abuse statistics that read 1 out of 4 girls and 1 out of 6 boys will be molested by the time