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The Yoursphere App for iOS

The Yoursphere App for iOS

| April 10, 2014 | Comments (0)

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’ interests (fashion, animals & pets, sports, performing arts, movies & TV, books, travel, charitable causes, […]

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How to Set Parental Controls on Kindle Fire HD

How to Set Parental Controls on Kindle Fire HD

| April 3, 2014 | Comments (0)

Amazon’s Kindle isn’t just for reading your favorite author’s newest novel anymore. The new Kindle Fire HD can do anything a laptop or tablet can do. This means, if you have children who use the Kindle, you should know how to enable its parental control settings so that your child can have an age-appropriate experience. […]

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A Great Technology Solution that will Help Children with Dyslexia

A Great Technology Solution that will Help Children with Dyslexia

| February 5, 2014 | Comments (0)

Dyslexia occurs in 5% of children and can cause tremendous learning challenges for those with the disorder. Dyslexia makes it extremely difficult for children to learn to read fluently and with accurate comprehension despite the fact that these children have normal intelligence. The Yoursphere For Parents editorial team found a tool – a font that […]

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What Does a Safe Online Experience Mean for Your Child?

What Does a Safe Online Experience Mean for Your Child?

| January 27, 2014 | Comments (0)

Originally published on  When we think of the word safe in the context of our children, other words that come to mind usually include secure and protected. When you apply the definition of those words to our children’s online activities, they’re pretty much meaningless — even if they still hold true as standards that you […]

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Ask.fm – What It Is and What Parents Need to Know

Ask.fm – What It Is and What Parents Need to Know

| August 15, 2013 | Comments (0)

“Ask.fm is a toxic site. Toxic means: poisonous, virulent, noxious, deadly, dangerous, harmful, injurious, pernicious. And that’s exactly what Ask.fm is to people your age, and even adults. And shame on the people that started that site.” Those are the exact words I said to my 12 and 14 year old boys when we were […]

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Instagram – Is It Okay for Kids? What Parents Need to Know

Instagram – Is It Okay for Kids? What Parents Need to Know

| February 8, 2012 | Comments (257)

In many ways, and without reinventing the wheel, Instagram is changing the way people share photos with each other. The mobile app, which is only available on the iPhone, is steadily growing in popularity among the kid and teen crowds, causing parents to take notice and ask, what exactly is Instagram, and is there anything […]

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Introducing Your Child to Social Networking: Ten Must-Know Tips for Parents

Introducing Your Child to Social Networking: Ten Must-Know Tips for Parents

| September 26, 2011 | Comments (2)

You’ve likely joined Facebook because you understand that social networking can be a valuable tool to keep up with family and friends. Or perhaps you are a business professional and use Twitter and LinkedIn because of the value it brings to your business.  Maybe you don’t social network, but your friends do and you’ve heard them […]

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An Easy Guide to Teaching Online Privacy to Your Child

An Easy Guide to Teaching Online Privacy to Your Child

| August 19, 2011 | Comments (1)

The online privacy risks that our children face increase as they get older; and this is for several reasons: they’re getting more involved in social networks (as are their friends), they’re using the Internet more often for school research, and they’re growing more curious about the world around them. And if you’re like me, I […]

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