Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Privacy and Internet Safety

Parents' Ultimate Guide to Roblox
Gamers are a loyal bunch. Some are devoted to Fortnite. Some love Minecraft. And around the world, some several million are majorly into Roblox. Offering both intense multiplayer gaming and a... read more
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Should You Spy on Your Kid ... at Camp?
Today's camps -- both day camps and sleepover camps -- are in a bit of a catch-22 when it comes to sharing updates of the kids' days. Many know that parents want to see evidence, whether it's photos... read more
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Christine Elgersma
Senior Editor, Apps| Mom of one
How to Talk to Teens About Dealing with Online Predators
We might not want to think about our kids dealing with creepy people online. But for many parents, it's the scariest thing about our kids' digital lives. Although only 9 percent of kids get unwanted... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Real-World Reasons Parents Should Care About Kids and Online Privacy
If you don't want to have the bejesus scared out of you, don't talk to an expert on kids' online privacy. If you knew what was really out there -- online predators, identity thieves, data miners --... read more
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Why You Probably Shouldn't Take That Facebook Quiz
What kind of pizza are you? What does the kind of pet you have say about your personality? Which U.S. city is your perfect fit? Quizzes like these are all over Facebook and other social networks. For... read more
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Having a Google Home Was Fun, Until My 2-Year-Old Started Using It
My wife and I are avid users of technology. We shop online, we stream content to a myriad of devices in our home, and we have come to depend on apps like Google Maps for day-to-day life. So when we... read more
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Think You Know What Your Kids Are Doing Online? Think Again
When parents say that they know what their teens are doing online, are they kidding themselves? According to a survey by Common Sense Media and SurveyMonkey, parents can track, follow, and check in... read more
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Kids' Screen Time Shifts Dramatically Toward Phones and Tablets
My kitchen counter has changed a lot over the last six years. What used to be dedicated to a bowl of fruit, a coffee maker, various papers, and mail that I haven't gotten around to throwing away yet... read more
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