Internet Safety – A Balancing Beam for Parents

Balancing safety and freedom on the Internet can be tough for many parents, yours truly included. We all want what’s best for our child, but sometimes we tend to lean too much in one direction. Past monitoring systems didn’t help…

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Keeping Kids Safe Online

This is a guest post from Experian’s SafetyWeb Today’s technology has provided us with amazing tools.  Computers, tablets, smart phones – it’s hard to imagine life without the conveniences they lend to our daily lives for both adults and youth…

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Parent Internet Safety Survey

As a media company that publishes a kids-only social network and an Internet-safety information resource for families, we’re always interested in understanding more about the online-safety practices that parents are using with their children at home. Beyond that, however, there…

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Online Gaming Safety Information for Parents

First and foremost, it’s important to understand that, one, there are safety controls available on gaming consoles like the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3, and two, that there are a number of other safety precautions that both you and your…

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Safety Tips for Social Networking

Social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn have become extremely popular in recent years. They’re a great way to keep family and friends updated on your life and connect with colleagues and communities that share your interests. You…

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Stickam – A Very Dangerous Site for Kids

I’ve written and talked at length about the challenges that webcams create for parents, as well as the safety and privacy risks that they can create for our children. You may have heard of some of the more headline-grabbing sites,…

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