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  • Smartphones Feed New Parental Fears

    Smartphones Feed New Parental Fears (397) (NewsUSA) - The kids are in school, which means they spend most of their day without parental supervision. The days when parents only had to worry about their kids skipping class and getting bullied for lunch money are gone. Now, new threats have emerged a...
  • Balance Technology With Outdoor Play Time for Healthier Kids

    Balance Technology With Outdoor Play Time for Healthier Kids (449) (NewsUSA) - Many children are too busy tweeting to go outside and hear a real tweet. Kids today spend an average of seven hours per day using electronic media but only four to seven minutes outside in unstructured outdoor play time...
  • Same Bullying, New Tools

    Same Bullying, New Tools (378) (NewsUSA) - When Denise Edwards (not her real name) saw a text on her 11-year-old son's phone that said, "Im gonna kill you 2mrw" from an unrecognized number, her heart stopped. She asked her son about it and was shocked to hear an older boy on his bus had been sendi...
  • The Modern-Day Parent's Answer to Allowance

    The Modern-Day Parent's Answer to Allowance (353) (NewsUSA) - Some parents feel trepidation about giving their children a weekly or monthly allowance because they fear it will lead to unrealistic standards or a sense of entitlement. But what if there was a way to reward kids based on a clearly def...
  • 3 Easy Things Parents Must Do Today to Protect Their Kids

    3 Easy Things Parents Must Do Today to Protect Their Kids (350) (NewsUSA) - The explosions of technology, mobile and social media use among tweens and teens have left many parents increasingly in the dark about what their children see, say and do every day, and without a clue as to what to do abou...