Screen Time: How Much Is Too Much?

How much screen time is too much?

*This blog is a guest post written by Ryan Cunningham.* Is it just me, or does it seem like screens are everywhere nowadays? It’s hard to escape screens when they’re literally around every corner: home, school, work, around friends, church, etc. Oh, the love/hate relationship we have with screens. That said, one major question parents…

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Let’s Talk About Porn: Part 2

teen struggles with porn

(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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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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End the Screen-time Battle with this Monitoring App

Are you the type of parent that struggles with getting your kid off their phone? Do you seem to have ongoing issues with getting your kids to do their chores, outdoor activities, or anything else that doesn’t involve their phone? Do you wish to have just a little bit more control over how much time…

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Back To School: Are You Digitally Ready?

One of the biggest things on the mind of every parent right now is that school is just around the corner. For some, you’ve been counting down the days; for others, you’re trying to soak up all the last moments with your kid as you can. Either way, parents are in prep/transition mode of getting…

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