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5 01, 2017

When is your child ready to use their own cell phone

By | 2017-04-17T12:27:59+00:00 January 5th, 2017|parental tips|0 Comments

It's a question parents have debated for over a decade: At what age should their kids be allowed to have their own cell phones? The answer varies from parent to parent and often depends on how busy the family’s schedule is as well as the maturity level of the child. Also, gifting smartphone has become a fashion for many parents. The reality is that most kids have mobile cellular devices well before [...]

5 01, 2017

Back to School 2017: Tech tips for managing screen time at home

By | 2017-04-17T12:30:53+00:00 January 5th, 2017|parental tips|0 Comments

For most students, January means a return to school after a winter vacation, it means kids need to be ready to get back into their routines and work harder than they did during the break. Winter break brings loosened reins on TV, computer and other media. It’s easy for kids to become night owls as they know they can sleep in the next morning. Both of these habits can make the first [...]

23 12, 2016

Everything parents need to know about SEXTING

By | 2017-04-17T12:37:03+00:00 December 23rd, 2016|online safety|0 Comments

Does you child have access to smartphone?  Do they use it to chat? Do they have an e-mail account? Do they have a Facebook account, or another site used for Social Medial, such as snapchat, Whatsapp or Instagram? Any child using technology today for communication is at some risk of being lured a sex offender, at risk of being cyber-bullied, or at risk of falling victim to peer pressure associated with sexting. [...]

21 12, 2016

Prevent Your Kids From Becoming A Gadget Addict

By | 2017-04-17T12:44:59+00:00 December 21st, 2016|parental tips, Screentime|0 Comments

Is your son turning fretful and restless of late?  Does he throw tantrum when you ask him to surrender his gadgets? Or is your daughter refusing to eat without playing her favorite game on the iPad? Do you find their concentration suffering and grades falling consistently? If you have answered “Yes” to even one of these questions, the chances are that your child must be suffering from gadget addiction already. You need [...]

12 12, 2016

Things every parents should know about cyberbullying

By | 2017-04-17T12:46:41+00:00 December 12th, 2016|parental tips|0 Comments

With the popularity of social media, we find ourselves and our children being targeted in a new form of bullying. Cyber Bullying has become the norm for many individuals out there these days. In the last five years, India has seen a marked increase in the number of teens and tweens, or preteens, who seek to counsel because they are being bullied online. Here are a few Cyber Bullying facts for you [...]

10 11, 2016

Effects of Digital / Internet Addictions in Tweens & Teens

By | 2017-05-08T10:11:21+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Screentime|0 Comments

Internet is the most powerful tool invention and if used in the positive direction, the internet can prove to be very productive. Teens can gain access to information and learning opportunities, practice written communication, connect with people who have similar interests and explore creativity through videos, blogs,and online art or music creation. With the positive comes the potential for danger, especially for teens who may lack the self-regulation to use the Internet [...]

4 11, 2016

Tips to teach your teen to be cyber smart citizen!

By | 2017-05-08T10:10:58+00:00 November 4th, 2016|Child Safety, online safety, parental tips|1 Comment

Making smart cyber choices today is very important. As children are online now more than ever, it’s important to realize that your child’s digital image is their future. Your child’s online reputation determines what college they get into and where they’ll work in the future. Today, 98% of employers run an Internet search on applicants and if they find a negative online presence, 77% of those employers will not invite the applicant in [...]

26 10, 2016

Things Every Parents Should Know About Snapchat App

By | 2017-05-08T10:41:31+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Parental Control, Uncategorized|0 Comments

As more parents and grandparents embrace Facebook, teens seem to be inclined towards newer forms of social media. They are bored of mom posting old photos of them and telling family stories, no matter how cute and adorable their parents think they are. A popular app and one the most commonly misused apps by teens on smartphones or tablets is Snapchat. Snapchat has grown widely popular in a very short period of [...]

6 10, 2016

10 Dangerous Apps For Kids That Every Parents Need to Know

By | 2017-05-08T10:42:56+00:00 October 6th, 2016|Child Safety, online safety, parental tips|0 Comments

Technology is a beautiful thing. Social media and smart devices are part of our daily lives and the apps we install on them makes them invaluable. There are literally millions of apps available and among them, there are few dangerous apps. You may be thinking your kids are downloading apps because they are just a simple way for them to keep in contact with their friends. This is certainly true for most [...]

23 08, 2016

11 useful apps for teenagers in India

By | 2017-05-08T13:06:12+00:00 August 23rd, 2016|Parental Control, parental tips|0 Comments

Teenagers have previously lagged behind adults in their ownership of cell phones. But its not the same now, nearly three-quarters of teens owns a smartphone or a tablet. Apart from the purpose of entertainment, there are various apps out there which are instructive, educational and help teenagers to concentrate better on their school or college work. Installing some of these apps on your teen's phone will make their life a whole lot easier. Here are some Apps [...]

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