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Posted on September 19, 2014 at 8:15 am

Parents Are Most Distracting to Teen Drivers

A whopping 86% of high school juniors and seniors admit to using their cell phones while driving, according to a statistic presented by American Psychological Association. That is dangerous data when paired with another statistic. Twenty-six percent of the nation’s car accidents were caused by the use of cell phones, per the National Safety Council’s  Continue Reading »

Posted on September 10, 2014 at 9:00 am

MamaBear’s List of Apps Parents Should Ban

Social media apps that offer anonymous profiles are becoming popular with preteens and teens. It may seem like online anonymity would offer protection and increased safety for users, but it does quite the opposite. Apps that allow users to interact anonymously create a dangerous online arena where aggressive users can bully and harass without repercussion  Continue Reading »

Posted on September 3, 2014 at 10:05 am

How to Receive Automatic Alerts with MamaBear When Kids Arrive/Leave School

When you give your kids the freedom to take the bus, walk, or ride with friends to school, it can be a little unnerving. You send them to school for the day, but you don’t actually see them walk through the doors. Did they make it on time? Did they . . . detour? Are  Continue Reading »

Posted on August 12, 2014 at 8:00 am

8 Back to School Internet Safety Tips for Kids

As students head back to school, many will take their own smartphones for the first time. Others will enter classrooms where they will start regularly using the internet for school projects. So this year, it’s time to add one more item to your back to school checklist — discussing internet safety tips for kids. Here  Continue Reading »

Posted on August 1, 2014 at 11:41 am

Social Media, Bullying and What You Can Do to Help

Statistics from DoSomething.org show that nearly 43% of kids have been bullied online and another 70% have seen bullying online. But with only one out of ten victims reporting this type of abuse to an adult, cyberbullying isn’t always an easy problem for parents to identify. Parents must be proactive and prepared to protect their  Continue Reading »

Posted on July 25, 2014 at 1:17 pm

MamaBear Launches Free Guest Blogging Service

Are you a parent blogger and journalist with something to say about family safety and digital parenting? MamaBear wants you as a guest blogger! We’re looking for talented writers who can contribute articles relating to family safety, kids and internet use, social media and mobile device safety among tweens and teens. MamaBear is a breakthrough  Continue Reading »

Posted on July 18, 2014 at 3:43 pm

Getting Started With MamaBear App

Thanks for using the MamaBear App.  We’ve put together a step-by-step guide to help you get started. Get in touch with us at support@mamabearapp.com with any questions. 1. ADD YOUR FAMILY. Add your children and any other guardians to your account in the settings area. Your added family members can install MamaBear from the Apple  Continue Reading »

Posted on July 18, 2014 at 8:00 am

7 Smart Things You Must Know About Online Safety For Kids

The number of teens on Facebook has fallen by about 3 million in the last two years.  Which social media sites are now trendy among our youth that you should know about?  Here are seven smart things for parents to know about teen behavior on social media and online safety for kids. 1. The Risks  Continue Reading »

Posted on July 1, 2014 at 8:00 am

YouTube Parental Controls and What Every Parent Needs to Know

The following post is a guest blog from Sandra Mills, a freelance tech, online security, and online safety writer. She is passionate about keeping kids safe when they are online. What Every Parent Needs to Know About YouTube Not only is YouTube the number one online video website, it’s the second most popular U.S. search engine,  Continue Reading »

Posted on June 25, 2014 at 8:00 am

Summer Safety Tips for Kids

Summer is here! It is time for sleeping in, heading to the beach, and hanging out with friends. Help your kids enjoy their extra time, allow for some freedom and independence safely with some tips from MamaBear. Summer Safety Tips At Home If you need to be away while your kids are at home, make  Continue Reading »


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