10 episodes

Helping parents keep their kids safe in a technology-driven world.

The PG Podcast Chris Dix

    • Education
    • 4.4 • 7 Ratings

Helping parents keep their kids safe in a technology-driven world.

    Apps that Cyber Predators Use to Target Your Kids (and ways parents can protect their kids from cyber predators)

    Apps that Cyber Predators Use to Target Your Kids (and ways parents can protect their kids from cyber predators)

    Detective Jeffrey Fichtemaier and Corporal Alan Wilkett from the Pasco County Sheriff's Office describe the apps and other technology tools that child predators use to identify, groom and exploit children. We also discuss ways that parents can keep their kids safe from this new breed of cyber child predators.

    • 33 min
    Is too much screen time harmful to your child's brain?

    Is too much screen time harmful to your child's brain?

    How much is screen time harming kids, and what parents can do to protect their kids from the harmful effects of too much screen time.

    • 38 min
    How parents can limit screen time and monitor their kids' digital activity

    How parents can limit screen time and monitor their kids' digital activity

    In this episode, Suzanne Clark discusses two apps that she uses to limit screen time and monitor her kids' digital activity.

    Unglue:

    Unglue allows parents to easily limit the amount of screen time their kids are spending each day.  For more information on this tool, visit: https://www.unglue.com/how_it_works/

    Bark:

    Bark was founded by a parent looking for a way to help keep his kids safe online while preserving their privacy. When he discovered that no such tool existed, he created one himself.  Bark's dashboard proactively monitors text messages, YouTube, emails, and 24 different social networks for potential safety concerns, so busy parents can save time and gain peace of mind. For more information on this tool, visit: https://www.bark.us/#video

    Click the player above to listen to the show, and if you like what you hear, please leave a positive review.  For suggestions or other feedback, please email me at pgpodcast@outlook.com  

    • 37 min
    Digital Estate Planning - What Happens To Your Social Media Accounts When You Die?

    Digital Estate Planning - What Happens To Your Social Media Accounts When You Die?

    Digital Estate Planning: Attorney Thomas Heekin discusses how to allow your kids (or other friends or family members) to inherit your social media accounts, online photo albums and other digital assets when you die.

    • 14 min
    eSports are booming, but at what cost to kids?

    eSports are booming, but at what cost to kids?

    As the eSports industry grows, the risk of harm to children also increases. What are the threats and how can those threats be addressed by parents, teams, and other stakeholders? In this episode, sports lawyer Richard Bush and I discuss child protection in eSports, including the potential harms to children and the steps parents can take to protect their kids from the dangers that eSports presents. 

    For more information, visit the eSports Integrity Coalition's Child Protection page at https://www.esportsintegrity.com/home/child-protection/.  

    • 43 min
    Using Apple Screen Time to limit time and control content for parents and kids on iPhones and iPads.

    Using Apple Screen Time to limit time and control content for parents and kids on iPhones and iPads.

    How to use Apple Screen Time to limit screen time and control content for parents and kids on iPhones and iPads.

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

shollifi ,

Provides parents knowledge & tools to parent in the digital age

There is so much information out there, it is overwhelming. We know our kids are using mobile devices almost constantly, something we didn’t have ourselves as kids. We know this is hidden from us and that our kids are exposed to risks. This podcast gives information, tips and tools for how to confront and manage these risks and the parenting concerns presented by technology. It’s a quick way to get up to speed and armed to protect your family in a reasonable way.

fliptopwillie ,

I've heard that "The cyber is so big!"

This is a great concept! Ready or not, the IoT is here. Thanks for putting this together to help our families make use of all that technology while maintaining some level of privacy and security.

Boi20205 ,

Made my grandson (Owen) liberal!

This name has nothing to do with the concept,, which could be improved drastically! Reminds me of a time when me and my friends hugged trees!

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