by on 09-24-2020

Startup founder shares his advice for building companies that last and staying zen no matter what the market throws at you. It’s been eight years since I co-founded Qustodio, the leading online safety and digital wellbeing service for families. Though I have successfully founded other tech startups before, such as Redtrust, the Qustodio journey has been the… Read more

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by on 09-15-2020

Latest research on how excessive screen time affects child brain development and learning Ten years ago, the negative impacts of screen time were unknown. Today, questions still remain, but we now have many research studies showing clear problems in the areas of brain development, mental health, and learning that can occur when children use devices too often. Let’s… Read more

by on 09-11-2020

What parents need to know about Brawl Stars to keep their children safe while playing one of the world’s most popular video game apps.  Since its release in 2017, Brawl Stars has consistently been one of the top games played by children of all ages, along with Roblox, Minecraft and Fortnite. According to Brawl Stars’ Terms of… Read more

by on 09-02-2020

What you need to know to stay sane and to help your kids succeed and be safe as they transition back to school at home or partially online this fall. While everyone wants their kids to go back to school as normal as possible, the new normal is going to look much more virtual. If you are… Read more

by on 08-31-2020

What parents need to know to keep their kids safe on the world’s most used education app.  Chances are, when your child goes back to school this year, in person, online, or both, they are going to be asked to use Google Classroom to keep assignments and teacher-student communication organized. While many schools in the United States… Read more

by on 08-20-2020

Pediatrician Dr. Jen Trachtenberg's guide to screen time and play time during a child’s first 5 years of life based on WHO recommendations & AAP guidelines Being a parent is tough. Especially now. I get it, I have 3 kids of my own. It’s exhausting and rewarding all at the same time. The struggle to both work… Read more

by on 08-20-2020

Wouldn’t it be amazing if we could simply block any words we consider unsafe, even before our kids finish typing them into the browser? While we work at making this an option in the future, there is a great feature that can help you now called Safe Search. What is Safe Search?When you enable Safe Search, Qustodio… Read more

by on 08-09-2020

How harmful is screen time, really? Is there any consensus? And what should you do now to manage your family’s time online? Over the past 18 months the leading scientific journal, Nature, published two very different results to studies trying to answer the question of how harmful screen time is to young minds.  In one, Andrew Przbylski… Read more

by on 08-05-2020

Scientists warn that staring at digital devices puts eye health at risk, especially children’s  Most of us probably have a fairly good idea that all the time we spend in front of the screen comes at a price. Now, science confirms it. Sheldon Lee Glashow, Nobel Laureate in Physics and scientific advisor at Reticare, stresses that “the… Read more