TikTok is a social media app that has become very popular among kids and teenagers. The app allows users to create short videos and share them with their followers. While TikTok can be a fun and creative outlet for kids, there are also some concerns that parents should be aware of.Continue reading “Should Your Child Be On TikTok?”
The online world is a very real place with very real dangers. As a parent or guardian, keeping kids safe online should be a priority as important as teaching your children how to safely cross the road, but as it is an ever-changing environment, online safety takes an ongoing effort that requires both proactive and reactive strategies. Here are some helpful ways to keep kids safe online:Continue reading “7 Ways to Help Keep Your Kids Safe Online”
While social media can have some positive effects on teens, such as connecting with friends and family, sharing experiences, and finding support, there is growing evidence that excessive use of social media can be harmful to their mental health and well-being.Continue reading “Social Media can Take a Toll on Teens’ Mental Health”
What is The Blue Whale Challenge?
“The Blue Whale Challenge” also known as “The Blue Whale Game” is a dangerous social media trend that encourages vulnerable young people to commit suicide. The game which is said to have originated in Russia over a year ago, requires players to complete daily tasks which escalate in intensity over a 50 day period. Many of these tasks include self-mutilation, sleep deprivation and exposure to disturbing images and music.