Parent Alert! YouTube’s Pedophile Problem + How Clever Kids Misuse Google Docs

Parent Alert! YouTube’s Pedophile Problem + How Clever Kids Misuse Google Docs

Our regular Parent Alert! news updates help parents stay ahead of the trends affecting kids in our hypersexualized culture. Here’s what’s going on in March 2019.

YouTube caught enabling child sexual exploitation!

Eleven-year-old Corie loved to share her gymnastics competitions on her YouTube channel. She was proud of her accomplishments and eagerly read the comments: “Great job on the double backflip!”  “You’ve worked so hard and it’s paying off!” While scrolling through the comments she was surprised to find that one viewer had left just a timestamp and the word “hot” next to it.… Read More Read more
Parent Alert!  Is “After” the New “50 Shades of Grey” for Kids? (Watch out – It’s Coming to the Big Screen!)

Parent Alert! Is “After” the New “50 Shades of Grey” for Kids? (Watch out – It’s Coming to the Big Screen!)

Our regular Parent Alert! news updates help parents stay ahead of the trends affecting kids in our hypersexualized culture. This month we’re covering headlines from around the world: a twisted erotic fiction series popular with teens is coming to a theatre near you; a global study compares how countries are combating the child sexual abuse epidemic; and, Microsoft Bing has been suggesting child sexual abuse images in search!… 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
Parents and Teachers! Check Out Google’s New Toolkit and Help Kids Be Internet Awesome

Parents and Teachers! Check Out Google’s New Toolkit and Help Kids Be Internet Awesome

Have you ever had a phishing lesson? No, not the kind near a river or lake . . . Though “phishers,” or scammers, do use bait to try and steal personal info from you on the internet. Do you remember how or when you learned about phishing on the web? As adults, we often take for granted the things we learned along the way – like never click on an email from someone you don’t know.… Read More Read more
How to Protect Kid’s Holiday Tech Gifts in 2018 (and Fun Screen-Free Ideas!)

How to Protect Kid’s Holiday Tech Gifts in 2018 (and Fun Screen-Free Ideas!)

It’s holiday season, and you’re facing mind-boggling decisions about gifts for your kids. They’re dreaming of fancy tech gadgets; you’re uneasy about unforeseen consequences.   

Bewildered by the internet-connected gifts kids yearn for?

We’re going to help you through this! Read on to find:
  • Guidelines for giving safe tech gifts – all summed up in a free checklist you can take shopping
  • Parental control info so you can set up and safeguard tech gifts before you give them
  • Ideas for some fun top-rated screen-free gifts for kids!
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