Tag Archive for Apple/iPhone

Green Bank W. Va. No Cell No Internet No...

on March 15, 2020 by

“I’m happier because now I don’t have social media to give me high expectations of not only myself but everybody else around…

Phoneless 11-Year-Old Lost In Manhattan...

on February 5, 2020 by

I’m sticking to my principles on not getting smartphones for my tweens — even though my child got lost in NYC

How Well Do You Know Young People’s...

on November 29, 2019 by

Jonathan McKee

Largest Public School In The Country...

on August 28, 2019 by

You’re constantly comparing yourself to other women on your feed and it definitely takes a toll on your self-image

Smartphone Addicts’ New Tactic

on March 15, 2019 by

Buy a second phone

How To Get Your Kids Off Their Screens

on May 15, 2018 by

Excessive screen time has been linked to obesity, disturbed sleep, behavioral issues, poor social skills, and less play time (which in itself…

New Text Bomb Crashing iPhones

on May 10, 2018 by

All it takes is for someone to send two strings of text, and for their target to open those texts, and their…

The Scary Truth About What’s Hurting...

on March 29, 2018 by

The increase in depression and suicide rate correlates to the iPhones being released.

What Age Should I Give My Kid A Smart...

on January 3, 2018 by

To take a look at some suggested borders and boundaries, check out our Free Family Digital Covenant of Conduct

Tips To Set Up Your Kid’s iPhone

on December 24, 2017 by

Learn how to set a passcode, block apps, share media, and more

The Most Downloaded Apple apps Of 2017

on December 7, 2017 by

…at No. 1 on Apple’s annual list of the most downloaded free iTunes apps of the year, followed by…

Does Your Kid Have A Phone? Cell Phone...

on December 7, 2017 by

What you need to do before and after you give your kid a phone

When iPhones Become Babysitters

on November 16, 2017 by

What Do They Need Most?

app Helps Parents Figure Out If Their...

on November 4, 2017 by

If it spots something fishy, whether your kid created it or received it, it sends you a real-time alert. Cannot view the picture

Manage Your Family’s Screen Time…...

on November 4, 2017 by

Put down your phone and get back to your life

Book: 12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing You

on August 2, 2017 by

Do You Control Your Phone — Or Does Your Phone Control You?

Colorado Group Wants To Ban Sale Of...

on June 19, 2017 by

Retailers who sell a phone for use by a pre-teen…may face fines from $500 to $20,000

Technology Rules That Teens Would Set...

on August 14, 2016 by

Family technology rules is among the first to explore children’s expectations for parents’ technology use — revealing kids’ feelings about fairness and…

“Can I Have a Phone?” Values...

on June 15, 2016 by

Answering Every Kid’s Burning Question

How To Know If Your Teen Is Ready For A...

on May 9, 2016 by

Maybe other parents don’t see it this way but they don’t have to live with the consequences

At What Age Should I Let My Kid Have A...

on May 8, 2016 by

“What age should I let them have access to all of this stuff?!!”

Half Of Teens Think They’re...

on May 6, 2016 by

50% of teens feel they are addicted to their mobile devices

52 Ways To Connect With Your Smartphone...

on April 30, 2016 by

How to Engage with Kids Who Can’t Seem to Pry Their Eyes from Their Devices!

Selfies, Sexting, And Censorship

on March 30, 2016 by

Teens and the Pics They Take of Themselves

Chick-fil-A ‘Cell Phone Challenge&...

on March 2, 2016 by

“Family Challenge” and here’s how it works: Turn all family cell phones to silent and place in the cell phone coop

Late Night Texting Habits Of Teens...

on February 14, 2016 by

In Sleep Deprivation, Affects School Performance

4 Reasons Not To Give A Smartphone To...

on February 4, 2016 by


Book: Wanting

on December 4, 2015 by

This VIVA! series focuses on humanity’s search for fulfillment. Every teenager has their wish list…

Discussion Starter: Teens Use Media 9...

on November 14, 2015 by

Discussion Starters for Student Small Groups

The Smartphone—Today’s...

on October 7, 2015 by

socially retarded…Face-to-face conversations are becoming much more difficult for young people today

Reclaim Family Dinnertime..Pepper...

on October 7, 2015 by

Who cares if it’s ‘real’ or not, the insight and content makes a point that will resonate with anyone who has kids

#Being13: Inside The Secret World Of...

on October 6, 2015 by

A first-of-its-kind CNN study on social media and teens.

Why Some 13-year-olds Check Social Media...

on October 6, 2015 by


Pphubbed You…

on October 2, 2015 by

Study: Your Cell Phone Use Could Be Hurting Your Relationships

Your Teen’s New Favorite Drug –...

on September 26, 2015 by

1 in 5 teens will wake up in the middle of the night to check his or her smartphone for updates or…

Flashback: Americans’ Views on Mobile...

on September 10, 2015 by

Pew Research Center

Dad Padlocks Daughter’s Closet...

on September 9, 2015 by

8th grader racked up $541 in charges…majority of data usage on instagram posts

“Top Social Networks And Apps Your...

on September 8, 2015 by

Gaggle’s Student Safety Representatives continue to discover websites and apps that pose potential risks to students

Secret Teen Photo-Hiding App Expose

on September 7, 2015 by

Ingenious iOS app that allows kids to hide damning photos from their parents in plain sight

Ingenious Kid Hacks His Parents’...

on September 3, 2015 by

..so that the word ‘no’ automatically changes to ‘hell yes’ – b4 asking them if he can throw a party

How Having Smartphones (or not) Shapes...

on August 26, 2015 by

Non-smartphone-using teens are more likely to keep in touch with their closest friend via social media

For Teens, Phone Calls Are Reserved For...

on August 24, 2015 by

Pew Research

Teens Downloading Jott Like Crazy

on August 23, 2015 by

Jott has nearly 500,000 monthly users and one million app installs..If you haven’t heard of Jott, go ask a teenager

Talking With Teens About Their...

on August 14, 2015 by

by Jonathan McKee

Flashback: A Cell Phone Contract To Help...

on August 14, 2015 by

This cell phone contract emerged from the research we conducted..Making Your House a Hub of Faith

Is Your Child Ready For A Cell Phone?

on August 14, 2015 by

Click on the checklist below to think through the decision

6 Ways To Break (From) Your Cell Phone...

on August 14, 2015 by

George Lockhart

Cutting Kids’ Screen Time Begins With...

on July 18, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

Snapchat And 7 More Iffy Messaging Apps...

on June 27, 2015 by

Common Sense Media

No Cellphone For 2 Years For Driver In...

on June 5, 2015 by

“I don’t think she has a right to have a cell phone,” he said. “I think it’s a privilege.”

Messaging Apps Teens Are Using

on June 5, 2015 by

As youth workers, it also helps us connect with them in other ways than just Twitter, Instagram and Facebook

Security Issues With Smartphones…...

on May 8, 2015 by

Video: Middle-Schooler Fights Off Sexual Predator in Her Own Home

6 Ways To Break (From) Your Cell Phone...

on May 7, 2015 by

George Lockhart

The ‘Selfie Arm’ Is A Sarcastic...

on May 4, 2015 by

social media has created the illusion of being more connected create the appearance of having a companion

How Can I Get My Teen To STOP Relying On...

on April 17, 2015 by

She’s placing too much value on what her peers think of her..especially for her self-identity?


on April 14, 2015 by

The Live-Casting App that Teens Love and Parents Fear

Flashback: The App Addicted Teen…...

on March 23, 2015 by

The App Addicted Teen ( Infographic )

Pope Francis: Families Should Put Aside...

on January 25, 2015 by

“The great challenge facing us today is to learn once again how to talk to one another, not simply how to generate…

Flashback: You May Be Addicted To Your...

on January 15, 2015 by

Unfortunately, addiction is not the only problem associated with Smartphones

Teens Losing Zzzs

on January 15, 2015 by

The Effects of Their Sleep-Deprivation Lasts Way Past Lunch

Smartphone Separation Anxiety

on January 14, 2015 by

when separated, we experience a lessening of ‘self’ and a negative physiological state

A Teen On Teens And Social Media…

on January 8, 2015 by

“The new normal is the lack of permanence. The result is that it is hard to know who we are.”

New York City To Lift Ban On Students&...

on January 8, 2015 by

Mayor de Blasio said the change will enable parents to stay in better touch with children, especially in case of an emergency

How To Set Up Parental Controls On Your...

on January 1, 2015 by

Yahoo Tech

5 Ideas To Help Your Kids Be Smarter...

on December 18, 2014 by

Let’s talk with our kids about some of these issues

Spending More Time On Smartphones Can...

on December 5, 2014 by

Leisure distress is feeling uptight, stressed and anxious during free time

What Parents Need To Know About Their...

on November 21, 2014 by

Austin McCann

A Closer Look At Teen Addiction

on November 13, 2014 by

In 2012, an estimated 23.9 million Americans aged 12 or older, had used an illicit drug or abused a psycho-therapeutic medication in…

Can We Auto-Correct Humanity?

on October 5, 2014 by

The average person spends 4 years looking down at his cell phone

I Snuggled with a Stranger Using New App...

on October 3, 2014 by

Are we really willing to rely on an app to facilitate something as vulnerable and intimate as cuddling?

Sexual Consent… App?

on October 2, 2014 by

I guess it’s no surprise that now some college students will rely on an app for sexual consent

The Dare 2 Share app

on October 2, 2014 by

Have all the core evangelism training of Dare 2 Share at their fingertips free of charge!

iPhone Scream

on September 24, 2014 by

Hilarious Jailbreak Makes Your iPhone Scream When You Drop It

The Mobile Teen [infographic]

on September 5, 2014 by

Here are the latest stats about our teens use their phones, from dawn till dusk

The Best Free Online Training…From...

on September 4, 2014 by

Youth workers take advantage Jonathan McKee’s FREE resource, it is the best I have seen in a long time

The App That Will Change How You Do...

on August 22, 2014 by

Track attendance for events, monitor attendance trends over time by gender and school, and create smart filtered groups for powerful communication

Flashback: 15 Sites and Apps Kids Are...

on July 23, 2014 by

Why it’s popular and what parents need to know

The Apps Teens Actually Love

on June 27, 2014 by

Top 5 Charts

Apple Adds More Swagger With $3 Billion...

on May 29, 2014 by

Apple is counting on the Beats acquisition to boost its cachet with teenagers and younger adults

Parents Prefer Phones To Kids?

on April 22, 2014 by

One child threw a parent’s phone down the toilet

7 Dangerous Apps That Parents Need To...

on April 21, 2014 by

Just to keep you aware of…

Shops Get Financial Lift by Storing...

on April 8, 2014 by

NY City prohibits students from carrying cellphones in public schools

Apps Costing More Than Just Money

on March 31, 2014 by

Kids’ Misuse of Certain Apps Puts Them at Unnecessary Risk

Selfies Plastic Surgery

on March 20, 2014 by

58% of doctors surveyed said they’d seen an increase number of patients under 30 requesting plastic surgery

Parents Are Warned Phone Addiction Could...

on March 11, 2014 by

73% of the adults used their phone at least once during each meal

Smart band for teens

on February 22, 2014 by

A modular bracelet designed to let young users send secret messages, unlock game levels..

Flappy Bird Is Not Dead?

on February 12, 2014 by

Fall Out Boy plans to release a version of Flappy Bird called Fall Out Bird

Used iPhone With Flappy Bird Selling for...

on February 12, 2014 by

The starting price was $650. Within hours, it jumped to $99,900, with 74 bids placed

Smartphones for Kids?

on January 27, 2014 by

“Do you know where your children are?”


on January 18, 2014 by

Why the Thigh Gap Obsession Needs to Stop Immediately

Your Smartphone, Your Kids, and Their...

on January 14, 2014 by

How Do I Disable My Camera’s Geotagging Features?

Majority of Porn in U.S. is Viewed on...

on January 5, 2014 by

52% was viewed through a mobile device of that 14.7 billion visitors in 2013, That’s 1.68 million visitors an hour

Teen Pulled Knife on Dad After Not...

on December 28, 2013 by


Teens Cell Phone Usage [infographic]

on December 5, 2013 by

Youth ministry media

NYU Student Asher Vongtau Was Drinking...

on November 5, 2013 by

He told cops he was drinking at a party and later slipped and fell into the gap

Techie Teens: Does ‘New and...

on October 14, 2013 by

“I feel like they’re being raised in a world where it’s common—no, expected—to continually ‘trade up.’”

Survey Shows iPhone Is Hugely Popular...

on October 14, 2013 by

55% of U.S. teenagers already own an iPhone, with 65% planning on purchasing one of Apple’s smartphones..

Today’s Cultural Theologians

on October 9, 2013 by

Jeff Bachman: Breakout session at the National Youth Workers Convention

iPhone Text Messaging: What Parents Need...

on September 30, 2013 by

If Mom and Dad are happily married then there could be some VERY embarrassing texts flying through the air!

Seven iOS 7 Hacks for Parents

on September 26, 2013 by

How I make my iPhone work for me instead of the other way around!