Kids, Summertime, & Cell Phone Usage

School is almost out for Summer! No more homework. More free time for kids. Which probably means the limitations and family rules with digital devices like iPads, Wii, and phone […]

Podcast: How To Parent in the Digital Age?

Dr. Pletter had the pleasure of being invited as a guest on Joe Foley’s ‘No Sitting on the Sideline’ Podcast. It’s a great discussion, Digital Dad to Digital Dad, about how to be involved and […]

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Two Simple Tactics to Manage Your Child’s iPhone

Digital Parenting Pioneers: I know it’s annoying to constantly play ‘whack-a-mole’ when it comes to keeping your kids within healthy limits on their phones. But here are 2 simple tactics […]

Parenting Fail: InAPPropriate App Dilemma

This past weekend I approved an app that has only caused issues since it’s download. Yes, I had Ask to Buy on. Yes the communication was open between me and […]

PhotoJournalists Here, There…Everywhere.

Do you ever think about how our children’s generation will handle the 1000’s of photographs they will have accumulated by the time they leave college? I mean seriously. We, the […]

The Dangers of Your Children Using KIK Messenger?

Possibly the most famous anonymous messaging app out there today. Children have unfortunately been able to have contact with strangers. Cyber bullying is a common complaint within this and other anonymous […]

The Problem of Parenting in the Digital Age

We are in charge of safeguarding, protecting, and managing our children in today’s screenage but we the parents are digital immigrants! Our children know more than us and that’s not going […]

Static? What’s a static?

Let’s embrace the digital world. Why? Because it really is incredible and, by the way, we have no choice. Our children are knee deep in the screen world often before they can […]

The Virtual TIME OUT!

When your child is being disrespectful or inappropriate you don’t have to threaten to take the entire phone away. I actually know a parent that took a hammer to their […]