General Information on Instagram and Children

Legal provisions relating to Facebook and Instagram Researching on the internet for legal rules, I found that they are not there. The applications themselves recommend that you use it only when you are 13 years old or older, but an investigation shows: children download it much earlier. What is so fun about Instagram? For parents who didn’t live the first moments of Instagram in 2012 and actually have no idea what the application entails, it basically sums up to: You share photos with … [Read more...]

How You Can Keep Your Kids Off Drugs

The 2017 National Institute on Drug Abuse’s Monitoring the Future study had some scary statistics for parents: One-third of all respondents (8th, 10th and 12th graders) admitted to using drugs in the last 12 months. Nearly two out of 10, or 17% of eighth graders, admitted to having tried an illicit substance at some point (not necessarily in the past year). By 10th grade, almost half, or 49%, had tried an illicit drug at least once. Even scarier is the fact that trying an … [Read more...]

How Peer Pressure Can Play A Role In Your Teen’s Driving

Parenthood is full of joy, but it’s never free from worry when it comes to the safety of our children. If you have a newly licensed teen driver in your household, it can be an exciting time and another step to becoming more independent, but as a parent, it may be hard to hand over the keys and let them drive away on their own. Even if you don’t have a teen driver in your household, you may have a teenaged babysitter who helps you out by picking up your kids from school or other … [Read more...]