by on 12-03-2020

2020 was maybe the year we’ve been most grateful to technology. It’s really become a lifeline, connecting us to family and friends near and far, allowing us to share worries and concerns throughout this past year but also moments of happiness and hope.  Schools were closed for a good part of the year, and we were forced… Read more


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by on 12-02-2020

Granted, it’s been a year like no other. But the holidays are a magical time for children. Let’s find ways to put the chaos of 2020 aside and make new traditions together to keep the festive spirit alive. If we’ve learned anything this year, it’s to make the most of the little things. For the time being,… Read more


by on 11-30-2020

Internet addiction disorder, video game addiction, at-risk/problematic internet use, pathological technology use. Whatever you call it, here’s how to know if your child is really a digital addict and what to do about it. Technology is a part of almost every aspect of a child’s life in today’s digital world and it provides many important benefits. Just… Read more


by on 11-23-2020

A Qustodio study looking into how the personal, digital and educational lives of children have changed during the pandemic, and what it means for their future. Centennials, the before and after of a generation marked by CovidToday, we released insights from our study: Centennials, the before and after of a generation marked by Covid based on a… Read more


by on 11-18-2020

What parents need to know about Houseparty to keep their kids and teens safe on one of the latest, must-have video chat apps.  RatingsApple: 12+Android: Parental GuidanceCommon Sense: 14+Qustodio: 13+ when privacy mode is on and location is off Houseparty, the video-chatting app founded in 2016, and acquired by Epic (the company behind Fortnite) in 2019, went… Read more


by on 11-05-2020

Identity theft, bullying, embarrassment, future discrimination and the violation of privacy. These are the risks parents need to know about before sharing information about their child on social media. Posting photos of your children on the internet is hard to resist. I remember very well how wonderful and special every little gesture my baby made and how… Read more


by on 11-01-2020

Expert tips for parents to teach children and teens media literacy - the right way to consume news. Today, news is everywhere - from traditional sources like the New York Times, CNN and the BBC to newer feeds like Twitter, Facebook and Whatsapp.  But with the surge in access to news has come a surge in misinformation:… Read more


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


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