Galit Breen

Galit Breen is the bestselling author of Kindness Wins, a simple guide to teaching your child to be kind online; the TEDx Talk, “Raising a digital kid without having been one”; the online course Raise Your Digital Kid™; and the Facebook group The Savvy Parents Club. She believes you can get your child a phone and still create a grass-beneath-their-bare-feet childhood for them. Galit’s writing has been featured on The Huffington Post; The Washington Post; Buzzfeed; TIME; and more. She lives in Minnesota with her husband, three children, and a ridiculously spoiled mini goldendoodle. Find her at TheseLittleWaves.NET and read her 5 Questions to ask before getting your child a phone at bit.ly/firstPHONE

Galit Breen is the bestselling author of Kindness Wins, a simple guide to teaching your child to be kind online; the TEDx Talk, “Raising a digital kid without having been one”; the online course Raise Your Digital Kid™; and the Facebook group The Savvy Parents Club. She believes you can get your child a phone and still create a grass-beneath-their-bare-feet childhood for them. Galit’s writing has been featured on The Huffington Post; The Washington Post; Buzzfeed; TIME; and more. She lives in Minnesota with her husband, three children, and a ridiculously spoiled mini goldendoodle. Find her at TheseLittleWaves.NET and read her 5 Questions to ask before getting your child a phone at bit.ly/firstPHONE

Jen Mann is a New York Times bestselling author best known for her wildly popular and hysterical blog and books: People I Want to Punch in the Throat. She has been described by many as Erma Bombeck―with f-bombs. Her new anthology is for women of all ages, as contributor Galit Breen shares in this interview. ...

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In my own family I have three children and I’ve started each one on a different device, for a different reason. It’s those last four words that are key. You have to figure out the reason for the device and how it will be used. And once you do that, it will become super easy to know which device to choose! So I’m going to tell you my ...

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Earlier this year I found myself looking around at my beautiful family, friends, and life and realizing that I was missing a really big opportunity to be fully grateful and thankful for all that I have. I just kept getting lost in the mess and the muck of the everyday. Breakfast, laundry, dishes, snack, homework, errands, lunch, activities, ...

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“OoVoo is FREE and offers high-quality video chat, instant messaging and collaborative stories.” You’ve heard these juicy benefits before, so why are kids flocking to this specific group messaging app? Well, there are two reasons: It includes video and texting—kids love and need variety and choices. This is 100% developmentally ...

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Is the VSCO photography app okay for kids to use? Well, there’s one positive and one negative way that kids use VSCO, also called VSCO Cam. This article breaks down both so that you can decide if it’s a good choice for your family or not. ...

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Kids are flocking to this feature. This is NOT a reason to keep them away from it, but it IS a reason to get informed and to start talking to them about it. ...

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“HIDE your private photos and videos behind a REAL CALCULATOR!” That’s the tagline being used to sell your kids on a popular secret app that hides their photos. There are several versions of this trendy app—Calculator%, Calculator +, and Secret Calculator are a few names they go by. Calculator Photo Vault is another, ...

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Fam is a new-ish group texting app that tweens are flocking to. ...

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“Users invite people to join their “party” with a text message.” Sounds like fun, right? This is the premise behind a super popular group video chat app that kids are loving. Here’s what you need to know if your kids show an interest in using the HouseParty app. ...

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