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Eight Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

Aug 12, 2014
By: Kids in the House
Many parents are concerned with how to keep the Internet safe for their children. The proper way to enforce rules online varies based on the age of the child. It is important to understand that monitoring Internet usage is not an invasion of a child’s privacy. Here are eight ways to keep your kids...
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What Parents Need to Know About TV for Kids

Jul 17, 2014
By: Kids in the House
Kids love screens, and they are especially mesmerized by the television. Not all television viewing is bad. Some programming, such as Sesame Street, can help children learn academic and social skills, or explore parts of the world they may not see otherwise. The key to keeping television viewing...
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Tips for Buying Cell Phones for Kids

Jul 02, 2014
By: Kids in the House
Today, cell phones and kids seem to go together like peanut butter and jelly. While parents are often proud to say “I didn’t have one when I was young and I did just fine,” kids are quick to reply, “All my friends have one, and I should, too.” Cell phones can pose problems when in the hands of kids...
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What to Do About My Teen Sexting

Jul 02, 2014
By: Kids in the House
Teens are curious about their bodies, and don’t always make the best decisions when expressing their feelings especially with those with the opposite sex . With cell phones and digital devices capable of snapping pictures to exchange by text, sexting has become a popular trend. As author and...
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How Can I Monitor My Child's Social Media?

Jun 26, 2014
By: Kids in the House
Love it or hate it, social media is a popular tool for people all around the world. Your children probably share everything from pictures to their daily activities with their virtual friends. While some children may have private accounts on sites such as Facebook, others may be more public about...
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TV Exposure in Infants & Children: Timing is Everything

Jun 28, 2013
By: Richard Pass, RN
I recently visited the home of a family of four. Two parents a three year old and an 8 month old infant. The place was abuzz with activity, sound and what seemed like a very loving & caring environment. After several minutes of getting acquainted, I began looking and listening a bit closer. Of...
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