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Keeping Teens Safe Online—What Parents Need to Know

Discussing the darker side of the world wide web—like phishing and cyberbullying—is crucial to help protect your teens from harm.

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How to Know Your Kids Are Ready for Independence (According to Experts)

When is it time to give your child some responsibility and let them do things for themselves?

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10 Things to Consider before Sharing Kid Pics on Social Media

There’s a fine line between sharing photos of your kids on social media and oversharing.

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5 Questions Every Parent Needs to Ask Their Kids About Their Tech

February 9 is Safer Internet Day! To help create a better digital world, we teamed up with Google’s Be Internet Awesome for tips on how to talk to your kids about their tech.

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10 Reasons Why You Need to Teach Internet Safety to Your Kids

“Teaching internet safety to your kids isn’t a one-time conversation. With a few helpful tips, everyone can navigate the virtual world and avoid harming their physical or mental health.”

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5 Must-Dos Before Giving Your Kid a Tablet or Phone

Help your family make the most of technology with a little help from Google.

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Google’s Internet Safety Classes Are Now Teaching Kids How to Spot Fake News

Google wants to make the internet safer for the youngest users.

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What Parents Really Need to Know about Kids & Screen Time

With screens here to stay, it’s important that parents take steps to help keep their child’s time spent on them in check.

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Do You Know the Secret to Raising a Safe, Smart Kid?

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By Sierra Filucci, Common Sense Media 
When it comes to parenting frustrations, nothing beats the challenges of setting screen limits, picking appropriate media, and figuring out Snapchat. We’re raising “digital natives” but we’re supposed to be the experts? Actually, no.…

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6 Ways to Keep Kids Safe Online

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Our life by the numbers still catches me by surprise. Six kids, seven bedrooms, four gallons of milk a week – I could go on and on. We live in bulk. When I recently realized we have more than 20 internet-connected devices in our home,…

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Do You Google Yourself?

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I suggest googling your name, your significant other’s name and your kid’s names no less than once every six months. You would be surprised at what you find. I regularly google myself, probably more often than most…

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