by on 10-29-2019

Candy sales are on the rise and so is screen time - what can healthy eating education teach us about digital wellbeing? While our own parents may have fretted over Stranger Danger when they sent us off trick or treating, Halloween nowadays might cause us to worry more about what our kids are getting up to under… Read more


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by on 10-16-2019

A look at the effects of technology on hyperactivity and some expert tips to help avoid potential harm Over the past decade in my practice, I have seen the increase in two trends. One is a boom in the diagnosis of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children. The other is the increase by children in the consumption of… Read more


by on 10-10-2019

Simple tips to help avoid eye strain   Do you remember when your mom or grandma told you not to sit so close to the TV set or you could become cross-eyed or, even worse, go blind from watching too much television? Well, guess what? That wasn’t entirely true but they were onto something. Myopia or nearsightedness (meaning… Read more


by on 09-15-2019

At Qustodio we know how important your child's safety is to you. That's why we're happy to introduce a brand new way to find peace of mind: Qustodio Family Locator. We all know that as they grow, kids become more independent and want to explore and test boundaries. It’s also very natural to worry about them while… Read more


by on 09-11-2019

Probably not, but psychologists agree it may be harming them in other ways. Andre Hunter| Unsplash Kids have been playing video games since Atari introduced Pong to the masses in 1972. As gaming has evolved, it is safe to say it has also become more violent, addictive, and lucrative. In terms of money, I am not talking… Read more


by on 09-09-2019

Take our back-to-school quiz to help lighten the load Being a parent has never been so complicated! With so much technology around, the lure of the screen can distract the best of us. Conflicting information and advice can have us wondering if we’re doing the right thing. Am I too strict with my child’s screen time? Too… Read more


by on 09-04-2019

You might be feeling overwhelmed with the back to school transition, but it doesn’t stop there! On top of long to-do lists, there's a barrage of information telling us what's best for our children. At Qustodio we're parents too, so we know how busy this time of the year can be. That's why we've gathered the best… Read more


by on 08-01-2019

Dr. Nicole explains the pros and cons of device use on your child’s cognitive development and academic performance With so many games and apps promoted as “learning” and “education” oriented, it can be difficult for parents to sort out which types of screen time activities may be helpful, and which might cause problems. While some digital media… Read more


by on 07-31-2019

Did you know that watching videos on YouTube is the main activity for kids aged 5 to 11, and one of the main activities enjoyed by all kids up to age 17? Or that YouTube is the most used social network for kids aged 5 to 14 in Spain and all kids in the U.S? Kids with… Read more


by on 07-10-2019

A psychologist’s digital tips for summer that last all year long School is out and summer routines, or lack of routines, are in full swing. Most kids end the school year exhausted but on a high. They generally spend more time outdoors, heading to the beach, or just hanging out with their friends in the sunshine. But… Read more