8 09, 2016

Should Parents Monitor their Children’s Social media?

By | 2017-05-29T05:40:07+00:00 September 8th, 2016|Blog, Child Safety, online safety|1 Comment

Social networking is on the rise, a recent survey conducted by ASSOCHAM (Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India) , revealed that on avg of 73% children aged between 8 and 13 in metropolitan cities are using Facebook and other social networking sites. The survey also said that almost 82% parents helped their kids create their Social Media profile. DS Rawat, secretary-general, ASSOCHAM, says, “Children’s are gaining access to social media at a [...]

23 08, 2016

11 useful apps for teenagers in India

By | 2017-05-08T13:06:12+00:00 August 23rd, 2016|Parental Control, parental tips|0 Comments

Teenagers have previously lagged behind adults in their ownership of cell phones. But its not the same now, nearly three-quarters of teens owns a smartphone or a tablet. Apart from the purpose of entertainment, there are various apps out there which are instructive, educational and help teenagers to concentrate better on their school or college work. Installing some of these apps on your teen's phone will make their life a whole lot easier. Here are some Apps [...]

18 08, 2016

5 Mistakes Kids Make Online

By | 2017-05-08T13:08:48+00:00 August 18th, 2016|Blog, Child Safety, online safety, Parental Control, Uncategorized|0 Comments

  Social media looks very exciting to children. It is filled with new places and people. It can easily be all consuming unless boundaries are established. Social media has many different venues: Skype, Facebook, Kik, Instagram, and Twitter just to name a few.  With all these different platforms comes different rules for engagement and many times kids and teens do not understand the potential dangers of engaging on social media and different [...]

11 08, 2016

POKEMON GO: Things Every Parents Should Know Before Its Launch In India

By | 2017-05-08T13:10:11+00:00 August 11th, 2016|Blog, Child Safety, Parental Control|0 Comments

Pokemon GO mania has taken over the world and its launching soon in India ( The pirated version is already available). This promotional video also gives a good idea of how players play the game. Pokemon Go is a new free augmented reality app for smartphones that uses mobile phone’s GPS to travel in the real world in order to catch the Pokemon. While the game is inherently good for kids as [...]

15 01, 2016

Socializing in school

By | 2017-05-08T13:22:27+00:00 January 15th, 2016|Blog, Parental Control|0 Comments

Mrs. Meera is just one of the many teachers in any tier 1 or tier 2 city in India. A new addiction has gripped her students, and there isn’t much that she can do about it. Looking up from her lecture, Mrs. Meera notices a large number of kids look up from their laps with slightly guilty faces. She knows what they are upto, but there isn’t much that she can do [...]

4 12, 2015

Striking the Digital Balance

By | 2017-05-08T13:25:33+00:00 December 4th, 2015|Blog, Child Safety, Parental Control, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Children today are being introduced to digital devices from a very early age. An overnight train journey today presents the funny picture of how parents are using digital technology, as a means to distract children when it comes to even the simplest of activities like eating dinner. But this situation begs the question, how do we strike a digital balance in a digital world? With digital technology seeping into almost every aspect [...]

23 11, 2015

What The State Can Practically Do To Protect Children From Porn

By | 2017-05-08T13:27:50+00:00 November 23rd, 2015|online safety, parental tips|0 Comments

  Have you YouTube-d Barbie of late? Chances are you will find some very "exciting" content past the first page. If you're an adult, that is. However, that excitement might turn to dismay if your six-year-old chances upon the same content. Recently, the government's attempt to block 857 pornographic sites led to a major furore, with audiences of adult content and moral inspectors locking horns. The majority won and the ban was retracted; the [...]

30 06, 2015

Smart Schools, Smarter Parents

By | 2017-05-08T13:28:38+00:00 June 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Topic :Smart Schools, Smarter Parents. “Mohammad what are you doing outside” Mohammad: “Nothing mom I am on my iPad” Mom: “What is aaliya doing?” Mohammad: “She is playing with me” Mom: “What are you guys playing?” Mohammad : “(Some game name), gosh there are some weird ones out there” This is a conversation I overheard in a household one evening in December 2013. Jogging through some fantastic villas and bungalows in emirates [...]

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