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5 Ways to Bring Rules Back After Summer

If you and your kids went a little overboard on screen-time this summer, you’re in good company. According to a Harris…

Managing your kid's online activities HipLatina

Here’s Where Kids Find Hate Online

Hate speech is all over the internet. Fueled by trolls, extremists, false information, and a group mentality, this kind of cruelty against…

Tips for Families Facing Hate Speech and Mass Shootings

Like it did for many Latino families, the El Paso mass shooting hit home. It seems families like mine are…

How to Talk to Kids About Violence, Crime, and War

Mass shootings. Nuclear weapons. A robbery at your local corner store. Where do you start when you have to explain…

How to Help Tweens and Teens Clean Up Their Social Media Feeds

You know that girl from TV — the one whose Instagram always looks perfect even with #nofilter? Or what about that…

What’s the Right Age to Get Your Kid a Cell Phone?

The right age to give kids their first cell phone is really up to you. Age isn’t as important as your kid’s maturity level, ability…

5 Skills That Tech Might Be Eroding and What to Do About It

You started with the best intentions. Your kid needed a laptop for homework. Your tween needed a phone to text…

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5 Ways Video Games That Can Help Kids with Special Needs

Strengthening skills through play is a proven strategy to help kids learn. For kids with special needs, video games can…

How to Set Parental Controls on Netflix

From reboots to modern classics and originals, Netflix is full of entertainment for kids. Of course, it also has tons of age-inappropriate shows that kids could…

Gender Stereotypes Are Messing with Your Kid

A new Common Sense Media study shows that learning gender roles from movies and TV shows has real consequences on…

Black History Movies That Tackle Racism

From the country’s history of slavery to the ongoing debate about immigration, race in America has always been a complicated…

Ways to Block Porn on Your Kid's Devices HipLatina

5 Ways to Block Porn on Your Kid’s Devices

Here’s the thing: Porn is all over the internet. You can’t totally get rid of it. Still, most parents want…

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