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Kid Friendly Social Media!

Kid Friendly Social Media!

There is a new “Kid-Friendly” Social Media site available for families. We are always on the look-out for people who say they’re kid friendly and actually are. One of those time tested sites is YourSphere.  This site continues...
Violent Video Games, Digital Passports and Common Sense

Violent Video Games, Digital Passports and Common Sense

Summer is officially here! It’s 90 degrees out today. Are your kids already bored? Are they escaping the heat in front of the computer (Gameboy, smart phone, iTouch, DS, etc.)? In all things Media, we always look to our friends at Common Sense®...
NetSmartz Adds New e-Book

NetSmartz Adds New e-Book

The best way we know to help our kids stay safe online is to keep an open dialogue going at home. We encourage parents to look for teachable moments from real life and to use those as a way to relate to their own lives. One of the outstanding resources...
Thank God for Visitors!

Thank God for Visitors!

When you try to update a website as often as we do, it is impossible to keep up with and check all the links every week. But luckily we have great visitors who not only let us know when a link is broken -but even share new resources! Thanks Erin...
Tech Gift Cards – Brilliant!

Tech Gift Cards – Brilliant!

I try to keep up with blogs that are similar to ours and a new one I am following is:  A Platform for Good. These folks do great things. And their newsletter today offered a brilliant idea for parents at this holiday gift-giving time. How many of...
Camp Virtual from Common Sense Media

Camp Virtual from Common Sense Media

They’ve done it again. Common Sense Media has come out with a “Camp Virtual” Guide. It is list of fun and educational things your kids can do online this summer and they are grouped by typical “summer activities” like...
Celebrities Join Campaign Against Cyberbullying

Celebrities Join Campaign Against Cyberbullying

This little picture is the Avatar I created for INOBTR. I shouldn’t have copied it (it is their intellectual property-I hope they’ll forgive me), but I wanted everyone to see how fun this site is. Even though this site is from the UK,...
What do you collect?

What do you collect?

This article has nothing to do with Internet safety. Odd comment for a child safety site, I know. But, sometimes we just have to share something that is fun and shows how innovative the Internet can be. Just when you think you’ve seen everything...
FOOZ KIDS

FOOZ KIDS

We don’t typically recomend any applications or sites that have costs associated with them. We have not personally checked out this app, but Fooz Kids just received the 2011 Media of the Year Award in the Parenting Aid-Internet Safety Category...
I’m OK – Parents try a new App

I’m OK – Parents try a new App

Trying to stay current on what is going on -online – is an everyday job. Some of the ways we do it is to follow some people on Twitter, “friend” others on YouTube,  sign up for alerts, follow blogs and weekly e-newsletters...

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