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Facebook Rooms

We recently researched Facebook’s new app “Rooms” to determine if it is something you should be concerned about your child or teen using. After investigating the app, it’s likely the app won’t fall on their list of “must-haves” particularly because…

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Kano: a Kit for Kids who Code

There’s been a lot of talk recently about how to teach kids to code. It’s a great idea but the material is so dense that it’s left many wondering how we can make it accessible to children. Well, a company…

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Effects of Too Much Screen Time

Spending the whole day staring at a screen doesn’t sound healthy but new research may prove what we already believe to be true. Too much screen time may impact your child’s interpersonal skills and psychological development. A recent study out…

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Netflix Parental Controls Revised

Netflix has updated their parental control settings with the use of “Profiles” for each person using the account. The control options are the same, and the content-ratings are consistent with those used in the previous options. Here’s what you need…

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Snapchat: How to Delete Your Snaps

We’ve written about Snapchat on this site before, and we have mixed feelings, to say the least, about the popular image sharing app. If your child has a Snapchat on their phone or tablet or if you yourself have the…

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Productivity Apps for Families and Teens

There really is an app for everything, including family productivity/organization. Having now reached 1.2 million apps, the iTunes App Store has countless productivity apps, but some are more useful than others for families with hectic schedules.   1. Cozi Family…

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The Yoursphere App for iOS

Keeping all the best parts of Yoursphere at your fingertips, wherever you go! After working extensively with developers, the Yoursphere app is here, offering all of what makes Yoursphere so unique: customizable profiles, joining or creating spheres centered around members’…

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ask_logo – What It Is and What Parents Need to Know

“ is a toxic site. Toxic means: poisonous, virulent, noxious, deadly, dangerous, harmful, injurious, pernicious. And that’s exactly what is to people your age, and even adults. And shame on the people that started that site.” Those are the…

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