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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.

What To Do If Your Kid Is Being Cyberbullied (Part 3 of 3)

Today’s episode is the last in our 3 part series on cyberbullying. In part 1, we identified exactly what cyberbullying is and talked about the different forms that it can take in the digital space. In part 2, we then discussed some key indicators that can help parents to spot online bullying issues with their…

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What Is Cyberbullying? (Part 1 of 3)

What is cyberbullying? How can I prevent it from happening to my kids? This is one of the most popular questions we get from parents, and today we’re beginning a 3 part series on this topic for our Be Socially Smart community. Cyberbullying is the use of technology to harass, threaten or target another person,…

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Still More Apps Parents Need To Know About

As parents in the digital world, things are always changing and it can be hard to keep up! The app store continues to develop and grow, and it’s our goal to keep you up to date on the latest releases that your kids and their friends may be using. On today’s episode, we’re talking about…

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The Best Routine to Monitor Your Kid’s Phone

The time has come, and your kids officially have their own phones. But how can we as parents successfully monitor our kid’s phone usage and keep track of what they’re up to online? How do we teach our kids to be socially smart and make sure they stay that way? This topic can often cause…

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How To Become A Socially Smart Parent

As a parent, you may be wondering, “What does it actually mean to be socially smart?” In today’s episode, we’re going to answer that question! We believe being a socially smart parent means having the knowledge and tools that you need to help keep your kids safe online. Even if you don’t have a ton…

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How To Positively Build Your Digital Footprint

Whether we like it or not, each of us (our kids included) have our very own digital footprint. This footprint or profile is a collection of what we’ve done and how we’ve portrayed ourselves in the online world. And they matter more than ever in today’s digital age. Our kids’ digital profiles affect how they…

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5 Trending Apps Parents Need to Know About

5 Trending Apps Parents Need to Know About

Every day, there are hundreds of new apps being added to the App and Google Play stores. That’s why here at Be Socially Smart, we strive to keep you up to date on the latest trending apps that parents need to know about. In today’s episode, Jason and Caleb discuss 5 trending apps popular with…

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Intentional Parenting in the Digital Age

7 Tips for Intentional Digital Parenting

As parents, we carry a lot of weight and responsibility on our shoulders regarding how our kids will turn out. And the fact that we live our current digital age can make this feel even more difficult. So as a digital parent, where should we start? How can we be confident in the intentional parenting…

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Top digital and social media monitoring programs

The Top Device Monitoring Programs for Parents

This is one of those hot topics that so many parents have asked about. How can parents monitor and keep up with what our kids are doing online? Whether it’s your family computer, a child’s iPad or your teen’s cell phone, there are definitely some great social media monitoring tools currently available on the market.…

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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


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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