Blue Whale Challenge – What You Need To Know And Do!

Parents are waking up to this new online threat to their kids: ‘The Blue Whale Challenge’ which in extreme steps leads children to commit suicide. Fingers are flying fast on WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter sharing ‘facts’ about the challenge, tips about mentoring kids,...

Survey: Kids Using Devices in School for More than Just Learning

August marks the start of a new school year and with that comes new concerns for parents of digital kids. One of which, a new survey reveals, is device-driven cheating in the classroom. Gone are the days of straining to look over your neighbor’s shoulder to get a...

Have a Tweeting Teen in Your House? Here’s What You Need to Know

Twitter has evolved over the past decade to mean different things to different people. For adults, the platform has morphed from an epic waste of time to a go-to, daily news source and marketing channel. For kids, it’s a fun place to follow celebrities, a place to see...

Trouble Enforcing Family Tech Rules? Stay on Track with the 4 Cs

Setting and enforcing rules — especially online safety ones — can feel close to impossible at times. But there are a few hacks that have helped me stay the course. Like the four Cs, for instance: Consistency, calm, courage, and confession. Consistency helps in setting...

Are Your Kids Playing Virtual Hide-n-Seek With You?

We all grew up playing hide-n-seek. Remember how your toddler loved playing hide-and-seek as well? Well, today’s tech savvy kids have taken the game to an all new level by playing digital hide-and-seek with their parents. They have started hiding their online...