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Tips To Break Porn Addiction

Let’s Talk About Porn: Tips For Kids To Break Porn Addiction

(This is Part 3 of our Let’s Talk About Porn series. You can read Part 1 and Part 2 of the series right here. ) When I was seven years old, I was first exposed to pornography while watching the fuzzy channels on the TV with my brother, in our shared bedroom. I’ll never forget…

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teen struggles with porn

Let’s Talk About Porn: Part 2

(This is Part 2 of our Let’s Talk About Porn series. Read Part 1 of the series right here. ) Feel Good Moments I love cheese dip! I could eat it every day. You put a bowl of cheese dip and chips in front of me, and I’m a happy man. And no, I don’t…

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Let's Talk About Porn: Part 1

Let’s Talk About Porn: Part 1

Of all the fears most parents have relating to their kids and technology, pornography is typically at the top of the list. And who can blame them? Pornography has heavily saturated our world in the last few decades, especially with smart devices providing unlimited Internet access, 24/7. A recent study gives us a glimpse into…

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Why Build a Positive Digital Profile?

Whether we like it or not, we are living in the digital age. Much of life can be done behind a screen. You can literally look up/find anything and everything you want within a few clicks. And that’s not entirely a bad thing, but this type of access can become addictive and unsafe pretty quick.…

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App Alert: Walkie-Talkie

Last week, the Walkie-Talkie app spiked to a top 10 placement in two different categories: Social Networking and Top Free Apps. What is Walkie-Talkie? Walkie-Talkie was developed back in October of this year and has quickly become widely popular due to its capability to talk back and forth with your friends for free (there is also…

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Top 4 Questions We Get From Parents

Since the beginning of Be Socially Smart, parents have asked many questions in regards to their kid and social media/technology. Below we have summed up the four biggest questions we commonly get from parents just like you: What age is appropriate? Perhaps the biggest question we get from parent revolves around “what age is appropriate…

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When Should I Give My Kid A Smartphone?

In this digital age, one of the biggest questions on the mind of parents is “What age is appropriate to give my kid a smartphone?…or When should I let my kid have _____ app?” The first thing to note here is this: there is no silver bullet answer. For apps, there are age recommendations/restrictions put…

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Keep Your Kids Safe on YouTube

With billions of videos being viewed per day, YouTube is currently rated #1 in the Apple App store under the Photo & Video category. It is globally popular due to its videos, music and live streaming. According to the App’s description, “Make watching your favorite videos easier with the YouTube app. Explore brand new content,…

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Netflix: What Parents Need to Know

With cable and satellite prices continually rising, many people are switching over to a much affordable way of viewing/streaming entertainment. Some of these streaming services may include Hulu, YouTube, Amazon Video, Sling, Twitch, etc. But the number one streaming service out there, by far, is Netflix. History of Netflix Founded in 1997, Netflix has strived…

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For better or worse, social media has completely revolutionized our world. So how do we as parents in the digital age navigate the world of smartphones and social media with our kids? On the Be Socially Smart Podcast, we'll keep you informed and up to date on all things technology and social media. Whether you are a parent of a teen, tween or elementary age kid, this podcast is for you. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you don’t miss a single episode.

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