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How to Teach Your Teen Grandchild How to Navigate Their Independent Life

When your grandchild was younger, staying safe was someone else’s responsibility. Parents, grandparents, caregivers, and other loved ones have looked out for your grandchild since the day they were ...

Ride-Sharing: Stay Safe While Waiting For Your Ride

Ridesharing services are now commonplace. Everywhere you go, you will see people looking into their phones and watching the road for their incoming ride. We have, in a relatively short amount of time, ...
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Phishing: Will You Know When It Happens To You?

No doubt, you have heard of phishing: the fraudulent practice of using emails, DMs, or texts that end up taking you to copycat websites pretending to be from a reputable company in order to get you to ...

What’s the Right Age for a Child’s First Phone?

Let’s look at what is actually happening with today’s youth. The average age for a child to get their first smartphone is now 10-years-old. 64% of kids have access to the internet via their own de ...

Digital New Year Resolutions: Taking Control of Technology For a Healthy New You

Technological advancements in 2019 will bring with it both the good and the bad. On the positive side, there is no doubt that technology has brought truly awesome advancements to our day-to-day lives. ...

An Online Shopping Holiday Story To Avoid

It’s that time of year….time to start shopping for your holiday gift giving! Like many Americans, you do much of your shopping online. It’s convenient, easier to price compare and the selection ...

Top Apps for 2018 and What You Need to Know

At Savvy Cyber Kids, we encourage parents and grandparents to get involved in their children’s and grandchildren’s digital lives. This means knowing what they are doing on their devices, on the pl ...

Are You Cyber Healthy? How To Stay Safe Online

When you consider a list of your most valuable assets — the items that you value the most and have taken steps to ensure and protect — you’re probably thinking of a piece of art or a family anti ...
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Digital Parenting: The Critical Thinking Skills Kids Need in The Age of Fake News

Summary: Information abounds, and it’s easy to be tricked into thinking that half-truths are real, especially online. Critical thinking has never been more important, but it can be a difficult skill ...