Kids and Smartphones: What Age Is The Right Age?

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“What age do you think it’s appropriate for my kids’ to have their own smartphone?” It’s a question I get almost daily from the thousands of parents I talk with throughout this country. I’ll be honest – I hate answering this question. First and foremost, I know that most kids are getting their VERY OWN […]

THE [Internet Safety] Talk: Have it Now

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Parents, the Internet safety struggle is real – and even impacts celebrity parents.  Last week at the BlogHer conference in New York City, Gwyneth Paltrow actually said something parents can relate to: “Obviously the Internet and Internet safety is a huge thing for any parent. It completely freaks me out.” She went on to discuss […]

Smart Ways To Manage Your Kids’ Tech Use

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School’s out for the summer! When I was a kid, this meant swimming, biking places to meet friends, staying outside (not being allowed inside) until dinner, the beach, and summer camps. Today, know what this means for kids? More screen time, more opportunities to chronicle every second of their summer break on Instagram or Snapchat […]