Parents, Have You Heard About Mappen?

  Mappen is known as the Instagram for kids under 13, a place where they share pictures, their locations, and other information. The developers describe it as an app that “helps you plan your social life by showing you where friends are and what they’re doing so you can get together.” For example, it will show if you’re at the mall, or at a restaurant, then if other kids want to meet up they’ll be able to do so by checking the app to see where you are. Sounds pretty cool right? According to the developers, this is what Mappen […]

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Would You Know If Your Child Tried The Deodorant Challenge?

Dumb, dangerous, and strange trends hit the news more often than anyone of us would like to see, but keeping your head in the sand about the risks teens are taking can be risky and dangerous. As a parent, if you are thinking, “Not my kid, he is smarter than to try such a stupid thing,” you might want to think again. Even smart kids get lured in by the popularity generated on social media that comes with trying, recording, and posting themselves doing these crazy things, called challenges. Over the years, tons of online challenges have become trendy; the […]

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