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A Parent’s Guide to Pokémon Go [Infographic]

Pokemon Go Stats and TipsPokémon Go continues to remain one of the most popular casual games even after a blockbuster release in the summer. It’s easy to play and Niantic continues to add features and bonuses that keep over 23 million people a day playing the game.

Pokémon Go is a hit in my household and my kids and I are always on the lookout for new Pokémon to catch.

This infographic from Rawhide.org details some of the amazing statistics around the game and also has some great advice for playing Pokémon Go with your kids. Continue Reading →

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10 Internet Safety Tips for Teens and Tweens – WHS 202

10 Internet Safety Tips for Tweens and Teens


Sometimes being on the Internet is like driving into oncoming traffic. It’s bad enough there are potholes, reckless drivers, and traffic jams to deal with when making your way down the “information superhighway” (bonus points for 90s tech references) but if you’re not careful you and your kids can inadvertently swerve into oncoming traffic.

Following simple safety tips will keep you safe on the real roads and these 10 Internet safety tips for teens and tweens will keep you and your kids safe on your digital drive.
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9 Temporary & Anonymous Apps Teens are Using [Infographic]

9-apps-topAccording to a 2012 survey conducted by by McAfee, 70% of teens hide their online activity from their parents.

The apps teens are using to hide their online behavior are the most popular one in the Apple and Google Play app stores.

The folks at Rawhide.org have put together a great infographic that addresses some of these apps and gives parents tips to help parents positively influence their kids’ online behavior. Continue Reading →

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Teen Smartphone Addiction – It’s Real & Physical [Infographic]

smartphone-addictionSmartphones have been called “the world’s smallest slot machine,” and teens are hooked. 60% of teens will admit they’re addicted, and 50% say they couldn’t live without their phone for a week.

With teens now spending an average of 6.3 hours a day on their smartphones, a whole new gamut of medical issues and terminology is starting to surface, such as “nomophobia”, “text claw”, and “iPosture”. Outside of the direct impact on their health, excessive smartphone use is now leading to risky behaviors such as texting and driving. In fact, 77% of teens say they’re confident they can text and drive. But, the numbers are much more sobering. Every day, 11 teens die because they or someone else was texting during the time of the accident. Continue Reading →

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