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Teaching Internet Safety

Enough Is Enough reminds us that June is Internet Safety Month! According the the Center for Cyber Safety and Education, 40% of kids in grades 4-8 reported they had at some point connected with a stranger online. Of those, 53% had revealed...

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Gaming with Care

So many young people enjoy playing video games. And while video games can be a fun way to fill the hours, especially in the cold winter months, there are also many dangers that parents need to recognize and address. OnWatch, an organization to...

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The Metaverse: What Parents Need to Know

You have probably been hearing more about the "metaverse" lately, often in reference to Meta, Facebook's new re-branded name. While the idea behind the metaverse isn't new, it is seeming more and more real lately—especially...

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Anime's Growing Popularity

In recent years, you may have noticed more and more young people have an interest in the Japanese style of animation, referred to as anime. While some young people enjoy watching anime translated in English, the serious anime fans often choose to...

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The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Internet Routers

Did you know that your internet router is the most important device in your home to understand? This is because there are so many other devices connected to it. In an effort to help your family remain safe on the internet, Protect Young Eyes has...

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Netflix's Squid Game

´╗┐The dystopian drama Squid Game is at the top of Netflix's charts all around the world. The Korean sensation has become the center of cultural conversation and has spurred many memes across social media—especially among GenZ on...

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Chromebook Removed from Dirty Dozen List

This past Summer, Google Chromebook worked hard to clean up their standard safety settings. Due to changes that went into effect on September 1, the National Center on Sexual Exploitation officially removed Google Chromebook from their 2021...

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Keeping Your Kids & Babysitters Safe Online

Many families rely on babysitters more during the busy summer months. As babysitters are coming into your home, it is important to take a few steps to best protect against dangerous technology entering into your home.   Make a Tech Plan for...

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11 Social Media Red Flags Parents Should Know About

Common Sense Media recently wrote a helpful and actionable article for parents titled 11 Social Media Red Flags Parents Should Know About. The article shares how parents can identify less obvious red flags like anonymity, location...

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Protecting Your Teen from Online Predators

Gen Z spends more time online than any other generation. With that comes increased dangers from online predators. While you may have had conversations with your teen about online dangers, it is important to revisit the topic and check-in with teens...

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