Apple Screen Time allows a user to set limits on screen time, either by the device, or by the app, and then disables those apps after that screen time limit has been reached each day. Here is a quick guide to making it work for your kids
Kids and Tech
The way I see it, music is one of the original, fundamental languages, in all of nature, everywhere around us, there exist sound and rhythm. From the waves crashing on the shore to the beating of our own hearts, music is life and remains one of the most important things you can teach a child.
For a brief look at my version of IoT home security and survellance, I will discuss some concepts of security and some solutions that I use. This is by no means the best way to do it, but it works for me.
What is the cloud? Do I need it? And is it safe for me to use? It seems like everything now days wants me to log into a cloud to use it. What should I do? If these questions have come to mind, here are some steps you can take to get the answers you need.
Playing online with your kids is safer for them, and it can be fun for you. We already know we have to test every app thoroughly before they get it, but it goes further than that. Once you have those apps on your device, keep playing them. Your kids will think its great, and you will enjoy it.
As the holidays arrive, we are all again thinking about cool tech gifts for our kids. Here are some things to consider before making that purchase. Five questions you should ask about a product before you buy to help your kids stay safe.
From the modem and router to handy hacks. From coffee timers to third-party software, there are many creative ways to help protect your kids online. Here are a few of my most successful and a couple that weren’t. Hopefully this final chapter in “Using The Tools We Have” helps a parent navigate some of the more easily avoidable pitfalls of parenting, with technology.