Through the eyes of a child, we witness new perspectives that often our adults eyes can't see. In this blog, a child opens up about why she likes her Pinwheel, the rules that came with her owning a kid phone, and how it has impacted her daily routine. Her mother is a blogger you might know, so stay till the end to explore more helpful parenting resources.
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Sometimes teaching kids about technology happens best in a real-world setting. Halloween provides a great opportunity to help kids understand online identity.
Pinwheel has been chosen out of a record-breaking 400-plus applicants as one of the top technology companies in the Southeast to present at Venture Atlanta 2021 to be held October 20-21.
Social media and tech can lead to a number of problems or struggles, but they can also serve to be some of the best resources available to us when used intentionally. The internet and social media have made connecting with fellow parents and accessing all the best parenting tips and tricks easier than it’s ever been before. With hundreds and thousands of parenting resources being so available, it can be hard to keep track of which ones you find to be worth your time and which ones just aren’t your style, especially when it comes to Facebook Groups and Parent Communities.
Imagine your 10-year-old lying about their age to create a social media account, connecting with a user-base within a 5-mile radius, thriving and nosediving off upvotes and downvotes, and---here's the clincher---engaging in a community with complete anonymity.
As children across the country return to school in 2022, parents wonder what age they should give their kids a smartphone.
Pinwheel named as a kid's top alternative to smartphones.
With the new school year just around the corner, The Wall Street Journal recently featured Pinwheel as one of the best ways for parents to keep in touch with their young students.
I co-founded Pinwheel because I’m personally driven to give kids access to technology in the healthiest possible way. But today, I’m writing as a dad. I feel compelled to share this petition to#LetParentsProtect, which urges every social media platform to let parental monitoring tools have a voice in helping to protect kids.