31 episodes

The latest news, tech tips, and parenting advice to manage your family technology, smart home, and digital kids.

Family Tech Talk Sarah Kimmel

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

The latest news, tech tips, and parenting advice to manage your family technology, smart home, and digital kids.

    Family Tech Live 2: Interview with Boomerang Parental Control Creator, Justin Payeur

    Family Tech Live 2: Interview with Boomerang Parental Control Creator, Justin Payeur

    Today I interview Justin Payeur, owner and co-creator of the Boomerang Parental Control app. It is by far my favorite parental control app to help keep kids safe with the technology you hand over to them. Justin and Sarah discuss technology and kids, rules, and how they have changed in this new pandemic.

    • 37 min
    205: Kids Back to School Online Tech & Hamilton Breakdown

    205: Kids Back to School Online Tech & Hamilton Breakdown

    Emilee and Sarah talk back to school tech, in light of heading to school online! We also breakdown the Disney+ release of the Broadway play, Hamilton!

    • 41 min
    Family Tech Live 1: Live Interview with Verizon's Ethan Arenson

    Family Tech Live 1: Live Interview with Verizon's Ethan Arenson

    Today I kick off a new series in my podcast called Family Tech Live. These are live interviews with the people making technology happen. The interviews are live on Instagram every Monday at 1 PM PST. This week I interviewed Ethan Arenson, head of Digital Safety at Verizon. We talk all about kids and technology and what Verizon is doing to help keep kids safe.

    • 41 min
    204: Just Give Your Teen a Smartphone Already! + Buffy Season One

    204: Just Give Your Teen a Smartphone Already! + Buffy Season One

    This episode might be a little controversial, but today we are taking a stand to help the kids! We back up our stance with some data from real-world examples. Our theory is that if your teen is entering jr. high, it is time to give them a smartphone.







    Obviously we don't want you to give them free rein over the device, we definitely recommend putting parental controls in place and using it as a learning tool. By not giving your teen a smartphone, you may actually be hurting their s

    • 35 min
    203: Manage Kid’s Chores & Veronica Mars Season 4 Discussion

    203: Manage Kid’s Chores & Veronica Mars Season 4 Discussion

    We promise that this is the last week we talk about Veronica Mars for quite a while (at least until Season 5 comes out). We had a LOT to say about the new season though!







    We also discuss apps that will help your kids get their chores done once and for all!

    • 46 min
    202: Pregnancy Tech & What to Expect When You’re Expecting

    202: Pregnancy Tech & What to Expect When You’re Expecting

    The guys might want to shy away from this episode as Sarah and Emilee dive into the technology that can help your pregnancy go smoother from conceiving to giving birth.







    We also discuss the movie What to Expect When You're Expecting. Have you seen it? Did it make you cry at the same parts as them? find out!

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

SgtTrevorkian ,

Fun and informative!

This podcast has great information and tips to help navigate the technology in our homes and families. Plus the weekly top 5 lists are fun and sometimes help me choose what I want to watch that weekend

UnitAT ,

Great podcast and discussion topic

I liked the podcast ladies. I am a guy who loves engineering and technology and I have a daughter who likes technology, but my wife is not all that interested in technology. I guess I have never really thought about what I should be doing to cultivate that more in my daughter. Great things to think about. Thanks!

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