5 Easy Tricks to Manage Screen Time and Get a Happier Family, Too

5 Easy Tricks to Manage Screen Time and Get a Happier Family, Too

A lot of parents worry about the amount of time their child spends using screens. In fact, a recent survey of 3,000 Americans reported that the number one concern of parents of teens is overuse of technology. Wendy Christensen, a mom of six kids, told the Deseret News: “You hear all the time … limit the screen time, limit the screen time … I always smile and nod, and we try, but now that they’re older, I so wish I had been a lot stricter with it when they were little because the older they get the more they want it.” One reason I try to limit my daughter’s screen time is because I see headlines like this one: More screen time for toddlers is tied to poorer development later, study says.… Read More Read more
Parent Alert! The Dark Web Endangers Curious Kids

Parent Alert! The Dark Web Endangers Curious Kids

Our monthly Parent Alert! news updates inform parents so they can stay ahead of the latest trends. Here’s What’s Trending in January 2019

Teach kids to stay far away from the Dark Web

Have you ever heard your older kids or teens talking about Tor? If so, you will want to dig in and find out more right away! Tor (The Onion Router) is the main way to get into the Dark Web, without anyone being able to identify the user or track their activity.… Read More Read more
How Porn Hijacks Young Brains and 3 Effective Ways to Defend Your Kids (Part 1)

How Porn Hijacks Young Brains and 3 Effective Ways to Defend Your Kids (Part 1)

This is part 1 of a four-part series by Sam Black from Covenant Eyes. Sam teaches parents all over the country how to prepare their children to be safe online. He also serves on the Protect Young Minds advisory council. Don’t miss part 2, part 3 and part 4 of this series! Fifteen-year-old Sarah’s brow furrowed as she recounted her story of being stuck on porn at age 8.… Read More Read more
How Porn Hijacks Young Brains and 3 Effective Ways to Defend Your Kids (Part 3)

How Porn Hijacks Young Brains and 3 Effective Ways to Defend Your Kids (Part 3)

This is part 3 of a four-part series by Sam Black from Covenant Eyes. Sam teaches parents all over the country how to prepare their children to be safe online. He also serves on the Protect Young Minds advisory council. Don’t miss part 1, part 2 and part 4. Katie is a mom with the best intentions, but she was angry with herself for not acting more quickly to spare her child from watching porn.… Read More Read more
How Porn Hijacks Young Brains and 3 Effective Ways to Defend Your Kids (Part 4)

How Porn Hijacks Young Brains and 3 Effective Ways to Defend Your Kids (Part 4)

This is part 4 of a four-part series by Sam Black from Covenant Eyes. Sam teaches parents all over the country how to prepare their children to be safe online. He also serves on the Protect Young Minds advisory council. Don’t miss part 1, part 2 and part 3! At a conference in Florida, a mom came running to our Covenant Eyes booth and exclaimed, “I attended your session last year and I’m so glad.… Read More Read more