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Here's what every parent should know about privacy settings , preventing cyberbullying, and the do's and don'ts of becoming a Facebook parent.
In the world of tweets, pokes, and chats, how can you make sure that your child is social networking savvy? Here's what parents should know about Twitter.
Formspring is one of the many sites kids can use to interact with other kids online. What should you know in order to keep your child safe from cyberbullying?
How much Facebook time is too much? Find out what some signs of Facebook overuse and misuse are and what you can do to help.
In today's wired world, some moms love to share everything about their kid on Facebook; others hide their brood from the Internet. Where do you stand?
Information and advice for parents and educators on cyberbullying- definition, how it can affect children and actions that can prevent online bullying.
Here are some things that parents can do to make sure that their teen is using technology responsibly.
What should parents know about the online communities their teens are visiting? Here’s a guide to the three most popular social networking sites:
Get the facts about the pros and cons of social networking for teenagers, and learn how you can help your teen have safe and positive online experience.
Is it appropriate for your child to âfriendâ a teacher on a social network?
Too early to be worrying about kids and social media? Think again! Almost 60 percent of Americans ages 6 through 9 go online every day, and 90 percent of kids have an online history before they're 2 years old! Times are clearly different. But just because kids are all over social media, particularly Facebook, that doesn't mean they're all safe. Be a responsible parent by setting a stable groundwork for your child's social media use. Learn how to get started on the right foot, and your child will be more likely to make smart decisions in the tech world for years to come.
Recently, iKeepSafe and Reputation Defenders teamed-up to address the topic of online reputations -- your child's, or your own.  Here a are a few Q&A tips that
Help your teen unplug the iPod and brush up on modern etiquette with 365 manners every kid should know.
Worried that your child's vocabulary is suffering from too much text talk? Help her ditch the 'lol speak' with these exercises, aimed at building out vocabulary and making words work for you.
These road trip apps solve the old problem of bored kids on long trips. Ranging from free to 3.99, it's a small price to pay for a little peace in the backseat!
Did you know that your child can actually benefit from spending time typing on a computer keyboard? Here are a few valuable skills and long-term benefits that can come from typing.
What site outranks Google in the ratings, tramples Tumblr and leaves LinkedIn in the dust? Pinterest. Moms are the main usersin fact, moms were 61 percent more likely to visit the site than the average American, according to Nielsen report The Digital Lives of American Moms.

Dubbed 'the hottest social media start-up since Facebook and YouTube,' by the 2012 Digital Marketer: Benchmark and Trend Report, Pinterest is now the third most-visited social networking site in the U.S.trailing only Facebook and Twitter. With over 17 million users, the site is one of the fastest growing internet and social media sites in the world.

Entirely user-created, Pinterest has plenty of parent pinners who focus on kid-friendly activities, parenting advice and educational ideas. But if you're feeling overwhelmed with all the options, check out our guide to the Pinterest moms you should follow now.
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