by on 10-19-2020

What parents need to know about Discord to keep their kids and teens safe on one of the latest, must-have social and chat apps.  Discord RatingsQustodio: 13+ when DMs are blocked for people outside friend group, else 18+Apple: 12+Android: Parental GuidanceCommon Sense: 13+ About DiscordFounded in 2015, Discord is a real-time chat platform originally designed to make… Read more


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by on 10-06-2020

Parents should keep their children at home and make this a virtual Halloween, but make sure the pandemic is the reason to stay indoors, not the draw of screens. If you’re planning a more virtual Halloween this year, you are doing the right thing, and you are not alone. Parents (and governments) are rightfully encouraging children to… Read more


by on 10-04-2020

Find out which of the 4 approaches most parents try to get their children to unplug from digital devices and turn off smartphones really works. Getting kids to cut down on screen time is one of the biggest challenges parents have today. In this age of rapidly changing technology and crisis after crisis, much of what we… Read more


by on 09-28-2020

From the YouTube website, to the YouTube app, YouTube Kids and YouTube Music, since its launch in 2005, YouTube has changed its format, added new services and features, and is still one the most loved apps out there. Sometimes having so many options can be overwhelming, especially if you are trying to encourage healthy time limits for… Read more


by on 09-25-2020

How forming a partnership and fostering open communication with your child can benefit everyone Have you installed Qustodio on your child’s devices with the best intentions of keeping them safe from the big bad online world, only for them to remove the app from their phone? Or maybe you’ve been arguing with them over parental controls because… Read more


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


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