Parenting

Controversial anonymous app Secret to close

April 30, 2015

By Maureen Kochan: Controversial anonymous app Secret, sometimes seen as the poster child for all that is wrong with anonymous social apps, will close, said co-founder David

Should I worry about my teens texting?

April 7, 2015

By Michael Rich, MD: Q: I’ve noticed that many parents worry a lot about their children texting. But when we were kids, we would spend hours on the phone, sometimes not

Setting screen-time limits – for parents

March 31, 2015

WikiMedia Commons By Maureen Kochan: Turns out parents need to set screen-time limits – for themselves. If you have kids and digital devices in your family, chances are

Seven good smartphone security habits

March 18, 2015

by Monica Vila: As we load up our smartphones and tablets with more and more personal information, it’s time to get serious about mobile security. Despite the proliferation

Parents: Check your (online) behavior

March 10, 2015

By Sue Sheff: We frequently hear and discuss the behavior of youth on social media, but we rarely discuss how adults behave online. And while you’ve probably heard how kids

A YouTube for the littlest video viewers

February 23, 2015

Think of YouTube Kids as digital training wheels for the little video viewers at your house – something a lot of parents have been wanting for a very long time. We all

From public shaming to public compassion

February 17, 2015

The public discussion about “online reputation” has gotten darker, as “public shaming” appears in more and more headlines. We may think it’s
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