internet safety for kids



What were some of your favorite childhood memories? For many of us, we might answer with days spent outside, camping in the backyard, riding bikes, building forts, watching Saturday morning cartoons, or playing pick-up games of ball with our friends. We occupied our time hanging out at a friend’s house […]

Technology vs.Nature – Why Outdoor Activities Are Essential for Kids




Looking through most social media feeds, we’re bombarded with posts from “friends” showing off the latest vacation.  We also see “check-in’s” where the poster will check- in at various locations. The danger with posting current pictures or “checking-in” can be a perfect formula for theft.  When a status on social […]

Can Oversharing on Social Media Welcome a Thief?


It can be hard to constantly monitor what your child is doing online. If you’re always stressed about your child’s activity, not only is it bad for you, but you could limit your child’s vital learning about how to use important technology. In our increasingly digital world, the more a […]

Four Signs in Kids That Can Indicate Unsafe Online Behavior


There are so many terrifying statistics relating to online safety for children that it’s difficult to choose which to begin this article with. Do I go for the fact that one in three children has been a cyberbullying victim? Or do I point out that 90% of kids over eight […]

Keeping your Children Safe Online: Ten Essential Tips



These days, there’s no denying that we live in a very high-tech world. Even our children spend hours a day accessing the internet from smartphones, tablets, and home computers. Bark recommends a technology contract as a terrific way to bring the family together to create and understand the rules around […]

Create a Technology Contract With Your Child



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We are happy to report that Kids Email works great with Kindle and Amazon FreeTime! It’s a great way for your kids to have an e-mail and stay connected with friends and family. If you would like your child to have an e-mail account, you can sign up here. We’ve […]

Amazon FreeTime and Kids Email



Kids are more in tune with technology and new gadgets than us parents. They may already be using the latest social networking app or are familiar with the latest games while we’re still trying to figure out Facebook and Twitter. The use of smartphones by kids is always a double-edged […]

Smarter Ways to Protect Your Kids through Their Smartphones