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A Child's Review of Pinwheel The Healthy Kid Phone

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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Study Links Online Behavior to Events of Suicide

Published in JAMA Network Open, an international, open access, general medical journal, the groundbreaking study examines how past online behaviors like bullying, violence, drug-related content, hate speech, profanity, sexual content, depression, and low-severity self-harm among youth can be linked to behaviors like the risk of suicide or self-harm. 
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The Top Five Parenting Groups On Facebook

 

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. 

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In Support of the #LetParentsProtect Campaign

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. 

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