What We’re Reading: Parents on Facebook, Tips for a Healthy Summer, SnapKidz

by Lynette Owens
Jul 19, 2013 2:00 PM ET

Internet Safety for Kids & Families

By Lynette Owens

Welcome to our inaugural What We’re Reading update! To help you keep up with what’s going on with kids, families, schools, and technology, we’ll compile a list of interesting stories our team’s been reading over the past week. What have you been reading? Tell us: Tweet @TrendISKF.

NEW STUDY: Teens who friend their parents feel closer to them in real life. Yes, really!

NEW TECH: Are Your Children Using Snapchat? If you didn’t know, SnapChat came out with an under 13 version of their photo sharing app a few weeks ago. Why this version, called SnapKidz, is useless.

HELPFUL TIPS: The Center on Media and Child Health at the Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital offers 6 ways to help your kids stay healthy this summer.

HELPFUL TIPS: If your kids are using your iPad much more this summer, see these easy tips on making tablets safe for kids from Cool Mom Tech.

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