Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition Provides Fun with Guard Rails

In the never ending search for kid-safe products, the Amazon Echo Dot Kids’ Edition seems to be one that’s carefully designed and surprisingly attractive. This model comes with parental controls, games and skills designed to encourage young imaginations to run wild, but with everything under control. The $70 Echo Dot Kids Edition is the same […]

Survey of Kids’ Internet Usage Shows Dangerous Patterns

Kids’ safety on the internet is something about which that all parents should be concerned.  A recent survey by the Center for Cyber Safety and Education shows disturbing results about the way kids are using the internet. Many kids don’t understand safe from unsafe digital behavior, which should alarm parents. The Center’s surveyed of 4th […]

Roku Channel Offers New Kids and Family Emphasis

The Roku Channel is a two-year-old streaming service with 30.5 million users is offering a new Kids and Family portal, which is going live the week of August 19th. Rob Holmes, VP of programming and engagement for Roku said, “We recognize that it can be a challenge to find quality kids and family entertainment across […]

Best Kids Movies Coming In the Second Half of 2019

Lots of movies for kids are about to be released. Here’s a short list of fun films to watch out for. Angry Birds Movie 2 was just released on August 2nd. In the new version, our birds team in an uneasy alliance with pigs to fight a mysterious purple bird named Zeta. Together they struggle […]

Facebook “Kids Messenger” Not Safe

Facebook created “Kids Messenger” back in 2017 pledging a “safe space” for kids to chat and connect with one another, with approval settings set by the parents. The main draw to the app was the fact that parents could protect their kids from talking to strangers and ensure that their children were chatting among approved […]