Be Socially Smart Podcast
By Be Socially Smart
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For better or worse, social media has completely revolutionized our world. So how do we as parents in the digital age navigate the world of smartphones and social media with our kids? On the Be Socially Smart Podcast, we'll keep you informed and up to date on all things technology and social media. Whether you are a parent of a teen, tween or elementary age kid, this podcast is for you. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you don’t miss a single episode.
||CleanOne Mom's Take on Social Media||Today we interview a mom of 2 teenagers to get a mom's perspective on all things digital. Hopefully you can come away with some ideas you can implement with your family.||12/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat is a Circle Of Safety?||As parents we want our kids to know they can talk to us about anything. The reality is, it's harder than we think. Today, Caleb talks about the concept of a "Circle of Safety" and how it can open up communication with our kids.||12/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRule Free Social Media?||When having the social media conversation with your kids consider a social media agreement instead rules. Rules are meant to be broken, but agreements are when two parties work together to set reasonable boundaries. In this episode we hope to give you..||11/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Conversation about Your Kids and YouTube||Did you know that 85% of teens ages 13-17 use YouTube? This puts it #1 in their social media usage. Today we discuss all things YouTube.||11/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGaming Apps Your Kids are Using||Have a video gamer in your life? If so, you probably know that kids these days don't just play video games, they are online watching other people play. Today we talk about 2 popular apps, Twitch and Discord and explain what they are and what you need...||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMy Kid Wants a Cell Phone! What Age is Okay?||When talking with parents, it's the question we are asked most..."At what age should we give our kids a cell phone?" There obviously isn't a one-size-fits-all answer, but in this episode, we discuss this topic and give you some questions to ask...||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4 (More) Apps That Your Kids Shouldn't Be Using||With the ever-expanding App Store, it's important to stay on top of the apps that are available. In this episode, we break down for more apps that parents need to be aware of.||10/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs There a Positive Side of Social Media? We Say Yes!||Is there a positive side of social media usage for our kids? We decided it was finally time to sit down and actually answer this question. Sure, we as parents always need to remain cautious about what our kids are doing online, but it’s definitely...||10/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5 Things You Need To Know About Kids and Their Passwords||Account passwords are the gateway to everything your kids are doing and seeing online, which makes them a very hot topic. From establishing a social media agreement with your family to doing regular account check-ins, you’ll want to tune in for this..||10/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4 Apps That Your Kids Shouldn’t Be Using||There are hundreds of thousands of apps available in the Apple and Google Play stores, with more being added every day. However many of these apps aren’t appropriate or beneficial for our kids. In this episode, Jason and Caleb break down four apps...||10/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy Do My Kids Crave Social Media? (Part 2)||In the second half of this two-part series, we’ll look at the third and most important reason that our kids crave social media. Today we’ll address the often empty promises and appeal of social media for our kids, and discuss practical ways...||10/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy Do My Kids Crave Social Media? (Part 1)||Why are our kids so addicted to cell phones and social media? If you’ve ever struggled to pull your child away from their phone or tablet, this episode is for you. Our kids crave entertainment and social interaction, and for better or worse, they...||9/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat You Need To Know About the New iPhone iOS12 Update||Does your family currently use Apple devices? In this episode, Jason will discuss some new parental controls from the iOS12 update that you won’t want to miss. Whether you’d like to schedule downtime for your kids on their devices or manage what...||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5 Things You Need To Know About Instagram||Instagram is arguably the most popular social media app, and many families consider it to be a safe social option for their kids. However, at its core, Instagram is still an unfiltered search, with dangers often lurking within the hashtags. Join us...||9/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Power of Your Presence (Don't miss this one!)||Today we’re letting you in on the #1 biggest secret to having success with your kids in their digital life. Being a present parent can change everything for your family, and in this episode, we’ll share some key tips on how to do it well. You...||9/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5 Things Every Parent Needs To Know About Snapchat||Snapchat provides a unique social media experience compared to other social platforms like Facebook and Instagram. But this also means there are some unique features that parents will want to watch out for. On today’s episode, Jason breaks down 5...||9/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroducing the Be Socially Smart Podcast||Welcome to the Be Socially Smart podcast, a new show for parents that will keep you up to date on all things technology and social media, and how it relates to your kids. On this episode, you’ll meet our hosts, Jason Clairmont and Caleb Farley, two...||9/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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Awesome information on how to keep our kids safe in the high tech world. Worth the time to listen!
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Really benefited from the information provided in this podcast. Also, it is given in a direct, clear and concise manner.
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