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Be Socially Smart Podcast

We strive to keep you informed and up to date on all things social media.
Whether you are a parent of teen, tween or elementary age kid, this podcast is for you.

Rule Free Social Media?

When having the social media conversation with your kids consider a social media agreement instead of rules. Rules are meant to be broken, but agreements are when two parties work together to set reasonable boundaries. In this episode, we hope to give you a place to start this conversation. Stitcher iTunes Google Play Spotify For…

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A Conversation about Your Kids and YouTube

Did you know that 85% of teens ages 13-17 use YouTube? This puts it #1 in their social media usage. Today we discuss all things YouTube. Stitcher iTunes Google Play Spotify   For better or worse, social media has completely revolutionized our world. So how do we as parents in the digital age navigate the…

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Gaming Apps Your Kids are Using

Have a video gamer in your life? If so, you probably know that kids these days don’t just play video games, they are online watching other people play. Today we talk about 2 popular apps, Twitch and Discord and explain what they are and what you need to know.   Stitcher iTunes Google Play Spotify…

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My Kid Wants a Cell Phone! What Age is Okay?

When talking with parents, it’s the question we are asked most…”At what age should we give our kids a cell phone?” There obviously isn’t a one-size-fits-all answer, but in this episode, we discuss this topic and give you some questions to ask yourselves before making this important family decision.   Stitcher iTunes Google Play Spotify…

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4 (More) Apps That Your Kids Shouldn’t Be Using

With the ever-expanding App Store, it’s important to stay on top of the apps that are available. In this episode, we break down for more apps that parents need to be aware of. Stitcher iTunes Google Play Spotify     More about the Be Socially Smart Podcast: For better or worse, social media has completely…

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The Positive Side of Social Media

Is There a Positive Side of Social Media? We Say Yes!

Is there a positive side of social media usage for our kids? We decided it was finally time to sit down and actually answer this question. Sure, we as parents always need to remain cautious about what our kids are doing online, but it’s definitely not all bad! There are a lot of potentially great…

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5 Things You Need To Know About Kids and Their Passwords

5 Things You Need To Know About Kids and Their Passwords

Account passwords are the gateway to everything your kids are doing and seeing online. Because of this, they’re definitely a hot topic with our kids today! First up in this podcast episode, we’ll discuss establishing a social media agreement with your family. After that, we’ll discuss regular social media account check-ins, and other helpful ways…

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4 Apps That Your Kids Shouldn’t Be Using

4 Apps That Your Kids Shouldn’t Be Using

There are hundreds of thousands of apps available in the Apple and Google Play stores, with more being added every day. However many of these apps aren’t appropriate or beneficial for our kids. In this episode, Jason and Caleb break down four apps available now that all parents should be wary of. Stitcher iTunes Google…

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Why Do My Kids Crave Social Media? (Part 2)

Why Do My Kids Crave Social Media? (Part 2)

In part two of this series, we’ll look at the third and most important reason our kids crave social media. Inside this episode, we’ll address the often empty promises and appeal of social media for our kids. Then, we’ll discuss practical ways that we as parents can handle a social media obsession and help teach…

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About Us

Be Socially Smart is your social media encyclopedia of knowledge that will keep you informed on all the latest tween and teen trends, teach you the crazy jargon, show you the best and worst apps, and help you make informed decisions that keep your kids safe.

Be Socially Smart Podcast

BeSociallySmart

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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