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The Secret Digital Risks Our Kids Face When Asking Questions Online

 

"Hey Alexa, Where do babies come from?" That was the question that stopped me in my tracks. As the milliseconds ticked by, the mama bear in me overtook and slightly overreacted. I began screaming, yelling, making as much noise as I possibly could to make sure my children did not here the response. Alexa replied, "Babies come from the human repro-". I unplugged her before she got further, but that was only the beginning.

The Truth About SMART Devices (aka IoT Devices)

Immediately my child started crying, thinking they were in trouble. On the contrary, I took them in my arms, held them tightly, and explained my crazy reaction. I want every parent to know this about so-called SMART devices. They're anything but smart. They're still primitive in their development, use and we won't touch their main security flaws. We are well on our way to the Star Trek gadgets and tech advancements shown in the saga. Yet, we are still lightyears away from our SMART devices being as capable as those...

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5 Tech Expert Tips To Be Successful Raising Kids In Today's Digital Online World

Raising kids with technology is a hard thing for parents. Sometimes I feel like the world is telling us “There’s no real “good” way to parent with Technology." Do you ever feel like that? Do you ever feel like what you’re doing isn’t going to work? I know that feeling. I see it with myself and other moms all the time. It was the reason I ended up becoming an Information Security Consultant and it’s the reason I pursue all of my certifications and “higher” continuing education units. I want to know it all. Despite all of the schooling I’ve done, until this year I really didn’t feel like I was raising my kids with technology right. I want to share with you what I learned that has given me a full shift and made myself truly feel like I’m doing it right raising my kids with technology.

Define A Purpose

The biggest thing I have implemented is defining a purpose for all things in my home. It seems a little overkill,...

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