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Posted on April 22, 2014 at 11:16 am

Taking Responsibility for Kids and Sexting

As much as we don’t want to admit it, more and more kids are sexting. According to studies conducted by the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, The Pew Internet & American Life Project and the Cox Communications Teen Online & Wireless Safety Survey, 39 percent of all teens have sent sexually suggestive messages via  Continue Reading »

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 8:00 am

Helping Your Teen be Safe on Social Media

About the author: Naomi Broderick is a professional writer who loves being a parent and everything that goes with it. When she’s not having to watch her three children in the front yard she loves to cook and keep updated on the most recent technologies and ways of keeping children safe in the home and the  Continue Reading »

Posted on April 1, 2014 at 12:04 pm

Top 5 Spring Break Family Safety Tips

It’s that time of year when some families take a break from the everyday by traveling somewhere warm for a week of family down time and fun. For other families, spring break may mean mom and dad work while the kids stay home. Regardless of whether you’re hitting the beach or sitting behind your desk,  Continue Reading »

Posted on March 12, 2014 at 8:00 am

Top Five Messaging Apps for Tweens and Teens

These days, it seems that SMS is quickly becoming “so 2013.” Once a mainstay of mobile communication for people of all ages – especially among tweens and teens — SMS or Short Message Service (AKA texting) is becoming secondary to social messaging apps that can be used to text extensively for free, rather than by  Continue Reading »

Posted on March 5, 2014 at 2:14 pm

MamaBear Family Safety App Now Includes Twitter Monitoring

Parents with kids that use Twitter to follow celebrities and tweet to their friends (and strangers) now have a tool to help them know more about their kid’s activity on the popular social network. MamaBear Family Safety App’s new version 2.8 for iOS and 2.5 for Android  features a new update offering parents the ability  Continue Reading »

Posted on February 5, 2014 at 5:02 pm

Comparing Family Safety Apps: MamaBear and Net Nanny

Choosing the right family safety app isn’t easy. That’s why we’re taking the time to compare the features of MamaBear with a few other family safety services now on the market. Let’s take a look at Net Nanny and review it’s similarities and differences compared to MamaBear. Net Nanny created internet filtering software that allows  Continue Reading »

Posted on January 23, 2014 at 9:00 am

MamaBear Cell Phone Contract for Kids

There comes a time – often earlier than we want – when our kids want or need a cell phone. Maybe they’ve started walking home from school alone and you want to be able to reach them quickly. Or maybe you surprised them at birthday or Christmas and bought them the latest version of the  Continue Reading »

Posted on January 14, 2014 at 8:00 am

The Best Apps for Parents in 2014

The new year is a great time to explore apps designed to entertain and organize our lives. With so many Android and iOS apps to choose from, it can be difficult to know which ones are best for you and your family. Here are  some of the best apps for parents. Enjoy! 1. iReward Chart:  Continue Reading »

Posted on January 7, 2014 at 8:00 am

What is Twerking? What Parents Should Know about the Teen Twerking Craze

What is Twerking? It’s hard to avoid hearing references almost daily to Miley Cyrus and her recent turn from sweet little Hannah Montana to the twerking, tongue-wagging, pot-smoking-on-stage persona she has become. Of course, when a Disney sweetheart kid role model goes wild so publicly, many parents worry about the impact such a public image  Continue Reading »

Posted on December 23, 2013 at 12:43 pm

Monitor Teen Driving with the MamaBear Driving Monitor App

According to the California DMV, “the greatest risk of traffic crashes is among teenage drivers. Traffic crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers across the United States.” The tragic death of Fast and Furious star Paul Walker, who lost his life November 30th in a fiery car crash believed to be caused by  Continue Reading »


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